And the Trib's gamer with the same happy vibe. Here's the excellent recap from Penguins Sauce that has the lines and all the good gifs.
Meesh's goal report features a lot of green (which, of course, is a very good thing).
After arguably his best game as an NHLer, Dejan wonders if this is the real Simon Despres ($).
Assistant coach Rick Tocchet, like the rest of us, can only marvel at the demeanor of Olli Maatta, who is playing through a cancer scare.
There's Pens fans all over the world, including this Australia branch. I know there are Pensburgh readers all over the world too, so drop us a comment if you're outside of the US!
Speaking of the Sabres, the road to McDavid is paved with embarrassment.
Did Chris Neil intentionally try to poke someone's eye out? THN looks at the evidence.
Vladamir Tarasenko beasted up with a hat-trick (including the game winner in OT) to lead St. Louis past Dallas.
John Gibson bounced back from a slow start of the season with a 38-save shutout win over the Blackhawks.
The unlucky Blue Jackets have lost three more players to injuries in the last few days since we counted: Bobrovsky and Wisniewski are out with broken fingers and Anisimov suffered a possible head injury on a hit from Eric Gryba last night.
All the best to the legendary Gordie Howe, who is resting after a stroke.
Justin Bourne's thoughts about Elliotte Friedman's thoughts. Our thoughts? Lots of good stuff here.