Free-Agent Penguins Make Pitch to Stay
Yohe, Josh, Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Forward Max Talbot was the last player to depart the ice at Consol Energy Center following the Game 7 loss to Tampa Bay last week. He looked like a guy begrudgingly saying goodbye to Pittsburgh.
Seemingly all of the Penguins' free agents want to remain here, but the economic reality is that many won't be back.
Talbot, whose popularity and clutch performances have always dwarfed his statistics, might be forced to sign elsewhere but is pining for an offer from the Penguins. He hopes general manager Ray Shero and coach Dan Bylsma decide to keep him around.
"Ray's going to talk with Dan, and we'll see if I'm still in the plan," Talbot said. "It starts with them …
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