Wednesday Pens Points: Megna demoted, Reimer's mad, Moulson makes Isles sad

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A look at news in and around the Pittsburgh Penguins on 3/19/2014

The Penguins have sent Jayson Megna back to Wilkes-Barre. With James Neal and Chris Kunitz returning, and Beau Bennett coming back soon, there was no more room for Megna right now. [Post-Gazette]

Neal and Kunitz return, an interesting note on Tyler Seguin and Olli Maatta [Tribune Review]

Calling the Penguins / Stars trade a "win-win", which I assume means the Penguins win for getting Neal and won again for getting Matt Niskanen. [PG - Penguins Notebook]

The Penguins stars have final say when they come back from scary injuries, because they're the ones that have to live with it. [Trib - Joe Starkey]

The Sharks make a sick kid's hockey wish come true and oh boy it's getting dusty in here. [Puck Daddy]

Islanders fans were chanting "we want Moulson" last night as they watched Matt Moulson return to the Island for the first time, score a pair of goals in a 6-0 rout. Couldn't have happened to a nicer team. [Puck Daddy]

Hockey is dragging behind the rest of the sports world in advanced stats, but that ball (puck?) is starting to roll now. []

A look at some of the perks that you could get around the league for being a season ticket holder. [Silver Seven Sens]

The agent of Toronto goalie James Reimer has some differences with Maple Leafs coach Randy Carlyle. Reimer is set to be a restricted free agent after this season, and in the worst case scenario that no Penguins fan wants to think of but it's in the back of all of our minds.....If Marc-Andre Fleury flops again this spring, Reimer could look good as a potential replacement.  [PPP]

The NHL is thinking about how to weigh the odds in the draft lottery. [ESPN]

Speaking of draft lotteries, DGB looked at some famous Patrick's in NHL history and the luck o' the Irish smiled on former Pens GM Craig Patrick in 2005 winning the Sidney Crosby lottery. [Grantland]

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