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Both the Pittsburgh Penguins and WB/S Penguins now hold impressive records, Carter Rowney is having quite the time in the NHL, and Nick Bonino has created some controversy. More on these topics, plus much more in today's Pens Points!

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

Tonight, the Penguins will play in arguably the biggest game of the season. They will battle the pesky Columbus Blue Jackets in an unofficial preview of the first round of the postseason. To get a rundown of CBJ before the game, check out everyone over at The Cannon!

Playoffs and the Penguins go together like peanut butter and jelly. The Pittsburgh Penguins aren't the only hockey team with an impressive playoff streak. The WB/S Penguins have now made the AHL playoffs for the fifteenth straight season, which is an AHL record. [Penguins]

Life can't get much better for Pens forward, Carter Rowney. [Trib Live]

Finding consistency in personnel has been a problem for the Pens. [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]

In what may be the biggest question since "The Dress," Nick Bonino has posed the question: Which way do you button your shirt? [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]

News and notes from around the NHL...

Welp, it's official: The NHL will not be attending the 2018 Olympics. [Sportsnet]

Auston Matthews has become the Leafs top rookie scorer in team history. [Puck Daddy]

The slump in Patrik Laine's incredible season has resulted in continuous frustration. [TSN]