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Connor McDavid and Sidney Crosby were the storyline. Conor Sheary stole the show in Pens victory.

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The eyes of the NHL world were on Pittsburgh Tuesday night as superstars Sidney Crosby and Connor McDavid met for the first time their careers. McDavid totaled three assists on night but it was another Conor who stole the show. Conor Sheary scored twice, including the game winner as the Penguins came back from a 3-1 deficit to defeat the Edmonton Oilers 4-3 and extend their points streak to eight games. Carl Hagelin and Evgeni Malkin also scored. Matt Murray once again got the start and notched his third win in three tries this season. [Pensburgh]

All the talk surrounding the game was Crosby vs. McDavid and rightfully so. The consensus greatest player in the world against the odds on favorite to be the heir to that throne. McDavid got the better of Crosby on the stat sheet with three assists but Crosby still sits a top of the hockey world. [Sportsnet]

Mark Letestu has played with both Sidney Crosby and Connor McDavid during his career and thinks the comparisons between the two are unfair to the budding superstar McDavid. [Trib Live]

With the grit of Patric Hornqvist and the speed of Carl Hagelin the two are becoming the perfect pair when they're on the ice together. [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]

Tuesday night's game was also a reunion between Justin Schultz and his former team. [Trib Live]

A few roster moves from the Pens on Tuesday afternoon. Tom Sestito was sent to the AHL and called up were Steve Oleksy and Chad Ruhwedel. [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]

If you weren't aware there was an election on Tuesday night and at the very last minute a surprise third party candidate emerged. He has our vote. [Sportsnet]

News and notes from around the league...

After signing a new contract on Monday, Jacob Trouba has rescinded his trade request and plans on remaining a member of the Winnipeg Jets. [NHL]

The new Las Vegas franchise will finally be getting a name. A party is being held on November 22 outside T-Mobile Arena where the team will make the announcement. [Sin Bin]

Already sitting at the bottom of the Eastern Conference, the Carolina Hurricanes were dealt another blow when they announced defenseman Justin Faulk will be out long term with an upper body injury. [Today's Slapshot]