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Pens Points: Colorado Game Day

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Good morning one and all,

The Pens host the Avs tonight at Consol at 7 pm. We are bound to see how Kris Letang plays when chained to a 212lb object. Start drinking early.

Will Varlamov return to the Avs lineup tonight? Here is your game preview. [NHL.com]

In Olli Maatta's absence, the Pens recalled David Warsofsky from Wilkes-Barre. In 13 games he registered 2G, 4A and sits at +5. [Penguins]

Kris Letang has a reassuring soundbite for all bridge jumpers. "We're 11-7 and we're not playing the right way. Imagine how great we'll be when we play the right way." We're ready when you are, guys. [PPG]

Video Feature on Nathan MacKinnon, who says "I hope (Crosby) gets more points than me this year. He deserves it." [Canadian Press]

Travis Hamonic has requested a trade and the Islanders are actively trying to do so. It's really hard to get a good trade when he only wants to go to one of four Western Canada teams. [Lighthouse Hockey]

Signing Alex Semin to be coached by Michel Therrien was a really, really dumb idea. What on Earth was Marc Bergevin expecting to happen? Now what? [Habs EOTP]

Reigning league MVP Carey Price resumes practicing with Canadiens. There's still no timetable for his return. [Canadian Press]