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The Pens look to keep their hot streak going tonight against the Wild. Plus, other newsworthy notes from around the NHL.

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Here are your Pens Points for this Thursday morning...

The Pens are striving to find more balance on the offensive end. [Trib Live]

The Penguins are also planning on a tribute to veterans for tonight's game. [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]

Tom Sestito has been recalled by the Penguins as of Wednesday, I'm sure to the delight of many. [Today's Slapshot] Alternately, defenseman Chad Ruhwedel has been re-assigned to WB/S.

Connor McDavid has a better NHL to inherit thanks to Sidney Crosby. [CBS Sports]

News and notes from around the NHL...

The Rangers have traded Dylan McIlrath to the Panthers. [Blueshirt Banter]

Mitch Marner is getting the last laugh about his small stature. [CBC Sports]

How does Patrik Laine's start compare to some of the NHL's greats? [Sportsnet]

5 people in the NHL who are starting to feel the heat. [USA Today]

Scores from Wednesday night:

The Blue Jackets beat the Ducks 3-2 in overtime.

The Sens squeaked past the Sabres 2-1 in a shootout.

The Blackhawks edged the Blues 2-1 in overtime.

REMINDER: Pens and Wild tonight. Puck drop at 7 p.m.