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Pens Points: Canuck Company

The Injury Bug is knocking around the Penguins, Jim Rutherford isn't afraid to make moves as the trade deadline nears, and Sidney Crosby will become quite familiar with two specific opponents tonight. More on these topics and much more in today's Pens Points.

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

The Penguins are back in action tonight as they go up against former Penguin, Brandon Sutter, and the Vancouver Canucks. For everything regarding the Canucks, check out everyone over at Nucks Misconduct. To see if Sidney Crosby can reach 1,000 career points, tune in tonight as puck drop is scheduled for 7 p.m.

Evgeni Malkin looks to be a game-time decision for tonight's game. [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]

The Injury Bug has bitten the Penguins rather hard this year as players continue to fall into its clutches. The one constant? The solid play of the forwards. [Trib Live]

GMJR is quite open to making more roster moves as the trade deadline nears. [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]

When Sidney Crosby hits the 1,000 career point mark, he will more than likely be stuck in between two brothers who he will share the ice with tonight. [Trib Live]

Heinz Field has begun its transformation into the next outdoor hockey venue as it prepares to host the Pens and Flyers on February, 25. [Trib Live]

News and notes from around the NHL...

Blues goalie, Jake Allen, is thanking one special fan who helped him while he was in a rough patch. [Sportsnet]

Red Wings forward, Gustav Nyquist, has waived his right to an in-person hearing with the Department of Player Safety regarding the "high sticking" of Jared Spurgeon. [TSN]