Here are your Pens Points for this Thursday morning...
Conor Sheary is undersized. So much so that, had the Penguins not given him a chance last season, not many other teams may have given him one in a similar situation. However, Sheary's lack of size is no disadvantage for him. [Trib Live]
A well-rounded AHL affiliate can be crucial to an NHL team's success (See 2015-16 Pittsburgh Penguins). For the WB/S Penguins, they seem to have no problem finding a groove. [Penguins]
News and notes from around the NHL...
Well, tonight's the night. The Columbus Blue Jackets can tie the record for the NHL's longest winning streak set by the 1992-93 Penguins. Columbus, along with the rest of the league is buzzing at the thought of history being made. [Fox Sports]
Bruins legend, Milt Schmidt, passed away at the age of 98. [Stanley Cup Of Chowder]
Although there is no 'McDavid Sweepstakes' this year, it's never too early to start looking at the next crop of NHL hopefuls. Here are a few of the top prospects for the 2017 NHL Draft. [Puck Daddy]
Canada knocked off Sweden last night to set up the WJC final vs. USA tonight. [TSN]