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Pens Points: Welcome Back, Old Friends

The Pens have begun their West Coast road trip with the addition of two familiar faces. Plus, other new pieces of news from around the NHL!

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

The Pens beat the Ducks last night 5-1! (Due to last night's West Coast start, a game recap isn't available as of this post. Stay tuned to Pensburgh for more game details!)

The Pens traded Mike Condon to the Ottawa Senators for a 5th round pick in the 2017 NHL Draft. [Pensburgh] (Pretty great asset management to get a draft pick for a waiver pickup!)

Matt Cullen celebrated his 40th birthday yesterday (with a goal to put the Pens up 2-0 last night!) [Trib Live]

Bryan Rust is sporting a mustache for a really great cause. [Trib Live]

Kris Letang made his long-awaited return to the lineup last night scoring a goal, all is right with the world. [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]

News and notes from around the NHL...

Jimmy Vesey is finally making the impact everyone thought he would. [CBS Sports]

Coyotes prospect Jakob Chychrun will remain on the NHL roster rather than return to the OHL. [TSN]

It's not a guarantee that Brent Burns will choose to stay with San Jose. [Puck Daddy]

Other scores from Wednesday night: The Habs blanked the Canucks 3-0 last night. Check out Eyes On The Prize for news and a recap of last night's win.

The Flyers edged the Red Wings last night in OT 4-3. Visit Broad Street Hockey for a recap of their win.

REMINDER: The Pens are in action again tonight against the Kings. Puck drop at 10:30 p.m. Get the inside scoop of the enemy by checking out our friends over at Jewels From The Crown.