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Pens Points: Fixing Some Issues

Mark Recchi’s Hall of Fame dream is realized, Matt Hunwick’s concussion recovery has slowed just a bit, and the top power-play unit may have a little bit of a different look moving forward. More on these topics, as well as more stories in today’s Pens Points!

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

For Mark Recchi, the Hall of Fame isn’t a dream anymore. [Penguins]

Penguins defender Matt Hunwick has been out for some time now with a concussion. It seems that he’s hit a bit of a wall when it comes to getting over that last hurdle. [Post-Gazette]

The lack of discipline, and as a result more shorthanded playing time for the Penguins, is something that they are not happy with. [Post-Gazette]

It looks as if Evgeni Malkin has joined Alex Ovechkin’s ‘Putin Team’. [Post-Gazette]

If you’ve observed the Penguins’ power-play over the last game or two, you may have noticed more of Justin Schultz rather than Kris Letang. This time-share was created in hopes of alleviating some of Letang’s recent struggles. [Trib Live]

News and notes from around the league...

Former Penguin, Jarome Iginla, isn’t looking to hang up his skates. [Sportsnet]

There are some really, really strange items in the Hockey Hall of Fame. [ESPN]