The Pens morning skate is underway and Beau Bennett is not there. I'm not joking but hockey gods probably are just fed up with us. I hope his alarm-setting skills are as good as Ovechkin's.
Seriously now, guys, time for messing around is over. It's time to go out there, play hard and get some results. [HockeyBuzz]
Brian Dumoulin has a one-way contract, and is trying to make the most out of it. [PPG]
The sun is rising in Buffalo and it has to do with one Jack Eichel and oh man they thought they got unlucky with the ping-pong ball. [Grantland]
For the end, the new episode of the Pens Garage League podcast is out. It was nice of Lyle and Andy to invite me as their guest. We had fun trying to make sense of the nonsensical. [Sound Cloud]