FALMOUTH, Maine -- Shared a good laugh today with Jason Pominville when we were discussing Friday night's game between Pittsburgh and the Rangers. Versus kept going to its outdoor camera to show people watching the game on big screens outside Mellon Arena. Judging from the television, the Penguins packed their plaza with, oh, 50 people, maybe 100. It was a long way from the thousands upon thousands outside HSBC Arena last year.
"I did see that, and the first thing I thought of was that," Pominville said of the disparity. "When we were in the playoffs last year, they would show it on the Jumbotron and you couldn't see the end. There weren't that many people in Pittsburgh."
Penguins fans can still laugh, however, as they at least have playoffs to participate in.
As for Pominville, read Sunday's News to see his thoughts on joining Team USA despite being born in Canada. It was a good decision for him with an eye on the 2010 Olympics, and it was a great decision for the Americans to get someone who is becoming a top-notch player.
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