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Good morning on a pretty, snowy day,

Fresh from the hot take stove, Pensburgh mainstays Hooks Orpik and James Conley discuss if Malkin vs. Adams is a big deal, which line should Perron play on, and other things. [Pens Nation]

David Perron spent Sunday taking in his new city and worked hard in Monday's practice and afterwards with Crosby to adjust to his new center and seeing his passes. [Penguins.com]

Paul Martin didn't participate in yesterday's practice, but Mike Johnston says he could still return to action Wednesday night against the Boston Bruins. [PPG]

Several other players, namely Marcel Goc and Chris Kunitz, also missed practice yesterday. Here is the coach's update on all players with health issues. [Penguins.com]

The Bruins have been as quiet as church mice this season, sitting uncomfortably outside of the playoff picture. A look at Seguin trade, Krejci value, Lucic fallout, and how it ends. [Hockey Hurts]

Still, the Penguins expect to see the "real" Bruins here tomorrow night. [PPG]

Christian Ehrhoff has started to use his underrated shot more. He only has three goals so far this season, but all have been game-winning lasers. [Trib]

Here is a peak inside the new episode of "In the Room" in which Bobby Farnham is mic'ed up. Lots of fights and penalty box exchanges. [Penguins.com]

Nick Spalling has been the jack of all trades for the Penguins this season, and they have needed him to be that. [PPG]

Ron Hextall is not happy, but says Flyers aren’t planning big changes … yet. [The Score]

Stanley Cup champion Kings aren't satisfied just treading water at midseason. [LA Times]

Noted waste of gray matter Todd Bertuzzi is campaigning for a PTO. He thinks he would be a good fit with Ottawa. Go. Away. [Pro Hockey Talk]

Canada's world junior gold medal drought is over after a thrilling win over Russia. [Canadian Press]

And for the end some miscellaneous thoughts on the Perron trade, the next coach fired, power rankings and more from the NHL's weekend. [Grantland]