Pens to SCFYour Pittsburgh Penguins are headed to the Stanley Cup Final for the fifth time in franchise history! The Penguins proved to be too much for Tampa, winning game 7 of the NHL’s Eastern Conference Finals.

Mike Asti helps you celebrate everything that was this memorable victory. Did facing elimination in game 6 give the Pens a necessary boost? What triggered the extra pep in Malkin’s step? Was Stamkos handled properly by the Lightning? How does Pittsburgh match-up with San Jose?

It’s been an asinine roller coaster ride of a year for the 2015-2016 Pittsburgh Penguins, but it will end playing for Lord Stanley’s Cup!

As the Penguins prepare to play for NHL gold, Asti gives you radio gold on the PensInitiative airwaves.

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Mike Asti
Pittsburgh, PA born and raised, Mike J. Asti has spent many years in multiple aspects of multi-media journalism. Mike started at West Virginia University's college radio station, WWVU-FM (U92) in Morgantown, WV. There, he covered several sports and held a leadership position as host of the station's sports talk show, The Sportspage (2008-2010). His tenure as host is one of the most decorated in station history. Professionally, Mike has maintained a position as a member of the Champs Sports Network. At Champs, Mike covers Western Pennsylvania high school athletics and beyond. He is one of the lead on-air analysts and color commentators on the network. Also, Mike has spent time as a multi-media journalist for Robert Morris University, highlighted by serving as the main color analyst for the Robert Morris women's basketball team. Asti currently is the lead host on the radio side of the credentialed and Mike regularly contributes to distinguished media outlets, including WPXI-TV (reporter), TribLive Radio (analyst), and the West Virginia MetroNews Hotline (analyst). You can hear Mike as one half of the Howitzer and Buzz-saw Show podcast, a member of the Pittsburgh Podcast Network. Those close to Mike brand him as being a magnet to what's asinine, which has sparked another moniker, the "Ayatollah of Asinine." No matter what you call him, Mike J. Asti's brash attitude, witty sarcasm, immense knowledge, and charismatic arrogance (yes, that exists) complete a unique style. Pro wrestling fans will understand better than anyone: Asti considers himself a "heel." He may garner hate, but hate is still a reaction. Polarizing, yes. Boring, never. Conquering, always.