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It's back to the great indoors for Penguins

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PITTSBURGH (AP) - There are no TV cameras recording their every move on and off the ice, no cell phones filled with messages requesting tickets from friends and family members.

The regular season finally is regular again for the Pittsburgh Penguins.

After three months of hype and buildup for the Winter Classic, a game that feels like a Stanley Cup final plunked down into the middle of the season, the Penguins are focusing again on playing games that count just as much as the outdoor game 3-1 loss to the Capitals.

Even if those games - including five in the next eight days - will lack the drama and the distractions that accompanied playing in what was the NHL's most-watched regular-season game in 35 years.

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