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Good morning one and all,

It is week three and the Pens are slowly getting it together. Nice to see a team not fold when behind in the third period, and nice to see them stick with it and come through in the end. Well done and here's an excellent recap by Chris Peters. [CBS Sports]

The power play is still a comedy of errors, but the Pens stood tall on the PK, won face-offs and Marc-Andre Fleury was fleurying. Pens win in DC, and here are the three impressions with the keys to the win. [Penguins]

Also please visit our friendly Caps blog to see their takes on the game. That was one hot offense coming into the game, but Fleury and the D managed to slow that down. [Japer's Rink]

Kris Letang played in his 500th NHL game last night, which in and of itself isn't that big a deal but considering that less than 2 years ago in January 2014 he suffered a stroke, it is kind of a big deal. [Trib]

The Pens go right back to the grind tonight when they host their former coach and his new team, the Buffalo Sabres. Currently at the bottom of the Atlantic at 3-6-0, here's your official Sabres scouting report. [Pens Inside Scoop]

Dan Bylsma is looking forward to returning to Pittsburgh with his young, rebuilding team. There will be a lot of emotions, and I do hope they stand up and cheer for Disco. [NHL.com]

The Lightning have assigned goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy to their minor-league affiliate on a two-week conditioning stint. Vasilevskiy is returning from offseason blood-clot surgery. [Tampa Tribune]

A really great article on former NHL enforcer Todd Ewen, whose family has donated his brain for CTE research. A story of life, courage and tragic demise. [Globe & Mail]

A weekend with PK Subban and a great video showing the fun, human side of the NHL's premier defenseman. PK Subban is the asbolute best. [VICE Sports]

October is "Hockey Fights Cancer" month, and last night the Capitals honored Andi Lambert, wife of coach Lane Lambert, who passed away in September. This is a story of one woman's courage while fighting cancer for 17 years and enduring more surgeries than one could count. [CSN MId-Atlantic]