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Pens Points: Penguins Knock the Jets Down a Peg

We have a review of last night's game versus the Jets, a look at how the league is about to mangle the expansion draft, and an early overview of next year's salary cap and the implications on the Pens. Read on to find out more about these topics and much more in today's Pens Points.

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

The Pens took on the Winnipeg Jets last night. Early fights and early goals by Bonino and Shawn Matthias began what would be a crazy, back-and-forth game. To make a long story short (and to not take away from Hooks' recap), Bones notched a hat trick, Geno scored twice as the Pens won 7-4. [Pensburgh Recap]

The GM's and the rest of the league are about to really screw up the expansion draft. [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]

Next year's salary cap is starting to come into focus. How will the Penguins be impacted? [Pensburgh]

News and notes from around the NHL...

The NHL is instructing officials to speed up the post-review process. [Sportsnet]

The league is also preparing for the 2017-18 season without the Olympics. [TSN]

Finally, for the most important Pens Point today, here are some of the best smelling salt reactions from this season. [Puck Daddy]