clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Pens Points: All Eyes Turning to the Captain

Carl Hagelin's injury status is updated, Chris Kunitz embraces a new role, Geno is getting closer to a return, and Sidney Crosby is very close to a new career milestone. More on these topics and much more in today's Pens Points!

Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

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

The Pens are home tonight as they faceoff against the Calgary Flames. The Penguins are looking for their 4th straight win as well. For everything Flames-related, check out everyone over at Matchsticks and Gasoline. Puck drop is scheduled for 7:00!

It was announced yesterday that Carl Hagelin has been diagnosed with a concussion due to a hit by Alex Steen during Saturday's game. [Yahoo Sports]

Evgeni Malkin, on the other hand, is inching closer to a return. Geno also commented on being left off of the NHL's 'Top 100' list. [Trib Live]

Chris Kunitz has been selected as the Penguins' representative for the LGBTQ community as the NHL celebrates 'Hockey Is For Everyone' month. [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]

Tonight, Sidney Crosby has a chance to further cement his legacy and prove to everyone why is one of the all-time greats. [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]

Speaking of Sid, for all of the undeserved flak he gets, it's acts like these that make you feel privileged to have him as a captain. [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]

News and notes from around the NHL...

When will the NHL pull the trigger and bring a team back to Quebec City? [The Hockey News]

The NHL is set for another "flat cap" year for the 2017-18 season. [Yahoo Sports]