Former Flyers winger Steve Downie is quickly settling with his new team, the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Downie spoke to the Pittsburgh media Thursday and talked about his role with the team. Among his duties will be making sure no one takes any liberties with stars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin. In fact, he guaranteed that no one will.
Steve Downie on protecting Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin: "I can guarantee there won't be any liberties on those players this year."— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) July 4, 2014
Downie: "Whatever team I've played on, I like to go out my way to stick up for my teammates. Every team needs a couple guys like that."— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) July 4, 2014