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Pens Points: This Flame Was Just Too Hot

Today, we'll be looking at a recap of last night's game against the Flames, there are some college free agents with connections to the Penguins, and Justin Schultz has taken a long road to redemption. All that and more in today's Pens Points.

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

The Pens concluded the Western Canada portion of their road trip yesterday by taking on the Calgary Flames. The Penguins traded goals back-and-forth, Sidney Crosby ended up tying the game at 3 late in the 3rd, but the Pens fell 4-3 in the shootout. [Pensburgh Recap]

The Injury Bug has started to attack the Pens' forwards as well. [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]

Josh Archibald has subsequently been recalled from WB/S. [Penguins]

It's college free agent time in the NHL again. Along with Zach Aston-Reese, here are a few other names that have connections with the Penguins. (Be sure to check out all of the great coverage over at SBN College Hockey). *Note: the list is still in progress.

  • Coming in at #100, the Pens 2015 7th-rounder, Penn Stater, Nikita Pavlychev.
  • Coming in at #90, the Pens 2013 6th-rounder, LW from Maine, Blaine Byron.
  • Coming in at #83, the Pens 2014 7th-rounder, D-Man from Union, Jeff Taylor.
For Justin Schultz, the long road to redemption looks to be paying off. [Trib Live]

The Pens look to finally be clicking on the penalty kill. [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]

News and notes from around the NHL...

Have you ever seen an 8-overtime game? [NHL]

Video: So, the KHL isn't known for their elite goaltending. So much so, that, one KHL player has scored from the red line, THREE TIMES! [Puck Daddy]