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Pens Points Friday: New Jersey, New Jerseys

Is today Jagr's last game in Pittsburgh? No concussion tests yet, but Brooks Orpik took the ice before Pens morning skate.

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Is today Jagr's last game in Pittsburgh? Maybe, maybe not. Jagr says he's not thinking about retirement, and he's pretty sure he'll play hockey somewhere in 2014-15. If not in the NHL, then in the Czech Republic. [Fire & Ice]

Last one or not, today is a great day to appreciate 68. [Trib - DK]

He only has 6 healthy defensemen, but Pete DeBoer will look to frustrate the Pens yet again. He does it probably better than anyone [Star Ledger]

Jagr, on the Pens: "We know how they play. We know what to do." They most certainly do know how to frustrate us to no end. [NJ Devils - video]

Your Devils game preview, plus a reminder that the new Stadium Series jerseys will be unveiled today at 2 pm. [HockeyBuzz]

No concussion tests yet for Brooks Orpik. [PPG]

Penguins await the Thornton decision. His hearing is today at 1 pm in NYC. [PPG]

Despite the revolving door on the 3rd line, Brandon Sutter is thriving. [Trib - Yohe]

We watched him shine in WJC 2013. Alex Galchenyuk is very much on Team USA's radar for Sochi. [NHL]

Another Flyers' goalie fight. This time it's Mason vs. Gionta, Gallagher. [SBN]

More news and thoughts on teams bouncing back from tough losses, the Red Wings and their slump, and the peloton thinning in the West. [ESPN Puck Central]

It's Christmas season, so here's a list of what seemed like surefire gifts for hockey fans that ended in huge disappointments. [Grantland]

I'm feeling like Christmas morning because I just saw this tweet from Dan Potash: Brooks Orpik has taken the ice before the Pens morning skate!