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Pens Points: Looking to Rebound

Jake Guentzel's impressive play is highlighted, the question of too many outdoor games arises, and defensive miscues look to have played a large role in the loss to Detroit. All this and much more in today's Pens Points.

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

After an unexpected loss to the Red Wings on Sunday, the Pens are back in action tonight against the lowly Carolina Hurricanes. For all 'Canes news, check out everyone over at Canes Country. The Pens will look to rebound against the last-place Hurricanes tonight as puck drop is scheduled for 7:00!

Jake Guentzel is finding a way to maintain his impressive play. [Trib Live]

As the league heads into its next 'Stadium Series' game between the Pens and Flyers, one has to ask: does the NHL have too many outdoor games? [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]

In what may have been a result of fatigue or overall poor play, defensive miscues were aplenty in the loss to Detroit. [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]

News and notes from around the NHL...

The Calgary Flames traded draft picks to acquire Michael Stone on Monday. [Puck Daddy]

Jacob Trouba has been suspended for two games due to his hit on Mark Stone on Sunday night. [TSN]

Avalanche D-Man, Nikita Zadorov, has suffered a fractured ankle and will miss the rest of the season. [NHL]