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Pens Points Tuesday: Yet Another Winger for Geno

Oil change in DC? Not really. They get to try against the Pens tonight. Pominville scores game winner in return to Buffalo. Vanek planning on going back to Minny? Datsyuk dishes magic. Geno must adjust to yet another winger.

Scott Iskowitz

In the Monday matinee, the Red Wings beat the Bruins in Boston. Pavel Datsyuk went around Zdeno Chara like he was a pylon on an obstacle course and dished a magic pass to Henrik Zetterberg. [recap on Kukla's Corner]

Jason Pominville returned to Buffalo with the Minnesota Wild and scored the game winner. Cookie had an assist. The Sabres lost another game. [Sporting News]

Minnesotans are eagerly awaiting the return of former Gopher Thomas Vanek next summer. []

Nail Yakupov was a healthy scratch again, and the Oilers lost again. They got 99 problems and goaltending's number one. [Oilers Nation]

Mike Green performed the most tumblesome bench entry (line change?) of all time in the Caps-Oilers game. [Puck Daddy]

Speaking of the Oilers, they're in town tonight. Will we see Yakupov? Here's your game preview. [Penguins]

The Pens get their first taste of the Western Conference. East's record vs. West is very one-sided at the moment. [PG]

Beau Bennett missed practice with LBI, is day-to-day but likely out Tuesday. Geno gets to play with yet another guy. [PG]

In a true display of gender equilibrium, the guys are wearing pink to their games, while women are brawling in theirs. Only one of these is a good idea. [Puck Daddy]

Is there a 2014 NHL Expansion Draft on the Horizon? [The Hockey Writers]