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Pens Points: Guentzel Glows, Penguins Plummet

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The Pens began a home-and-home against the head honcho of the Metropolitan division, the New York Rangers. Plus a popular prospect made his NHL debut. That, and other news and notes from around the league.

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

To begin Monday morning, the Penguins recalled promising prospect Jake Guentzel and subsequently placed Chris Kunitz on IR. [Pensburgh]

Update as of 7:10 p.m.: Guentzel scored his first career goal during his first shift with his first shot! Sound familiar?

Update as of 7:32 p.m.: Guentzel scored ANOTHER goal!

Unfortunately for the Penguins, these 2 goals were the only highlights from last night's game. They would go on and fall to the Rangers. Here's the full recap. [Pensburgh Recap]

Carl Hagelin isn't clamoring for any power play time. [Trib Live]

The young Penguin wingers are beginning to find an identity. [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]

News and notes from around the NHL...

The 'John Scott' types will no longer be allowed in the NHL All-Star game. [CBC Sports]

TSN gives a list of the Canadian teams and which players from those teams could be exposed for the Las Vegas team. [TSN]

The Canucks have backed off of a potential Evander Kane trade. [Puck Daddy]