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The Pens played a listless game, allowing Connor Hellebuyck to get his first career shutout. [Globe & Mail]

Kris Letang hasn't been officially diagnosed with a concussion but wasn't feeling well and was held out as a precaution. I'm sure we'll hear more about it tomorrow. For now, let's hope he feels better. We're not going very far without him.  [Trib]

Marc-Andre Fleury has been feeling better and has begun skating, but is still listed as day-to-day and there is no timeline for his return. [PPG]

Ben Lovejoy needed stitches to close a dangerous-looking skate cut on his face, but was otherwise OK and made the team's flight back to Pittsburgh. [PPG]

Our next opponent on Wednesday will be the much improved Maple Leafs. James van Riemsdyk has been on a scoring tear of late. [NHL]

The Canadiens have sent troubled forward Zack Kassian to Edmonton in exchange for goalie Ben Scrivens. [CBS Sports]

World Juniors are underway in Finland, and William Nylander is out of commission for Sweden, hopefully not for long. [The Star]

This year USA Hockey marks 20 years of the National Team Development Program. A really good look at the program and the dividends it's already begun paying. [IIHF]

Kane, Buffalo, sexual assault investigation. It would be really nice it we didn't have to revisit the legal arena again. [Sports Illustrated]