Here are your Pens Points for this Thursday morning...
The day has finally come. Tonight brings us the rematch of last year's second round match-up. The Pens are in Washington tonight for Game 1. For more insight on the Caps, check out Japers' Rink. Puck drop is set for 7:30!
Here are six players (not named Crosby or Ovechkin) who could tip the scales for their teams. [Trib Live]
Carl Hagelin is 'a whole lot closer' to returning to the lineup. [Post-Gazette]
News and notes from around the NHL...
If you haven't seen by now, ESPN has effectively gutted their NHL staff. [Second City Hockey]
Puck Daddy has taken a look and given their thoughts on the Jack Adams Finalists. [Puck Daddy]
Nikita Kucherov didn't mince words when discussing the work ethic of his teammates. [Raw Charge]