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There's a recap of last night's series-clinching game, Bryan Rust's performance from Game 7 is highlighted, and Marc-Andre Fleury was superb... again! More on these topics, and more stories in today's Pens Points!

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

The Pens and Caps met for the 7th and final game of their second-round meeting last night. The Pens were looking to rebound after their unimpressive performance in Pittsburgh during Game 6. And boy, did they do just that. The new "Mr. Game 7," Bryan Rust as well as Patric Hornqvist provided the only bit of offense that was necessary to send the Capitals to the golf course for the 2nd year in a row. [Recap]

Speaking of Rusty, his Game 7 antics are nothing new. [Penguins]

Marc-Andre Fleury has been incredible during this postseason run. The Flower bloomed at just the right time during Game 7. [Penguins]

Ilya Bryzgalov, never doubt Evgeni Malkin. [Post-Gazette]

Now that the Pens' second-round series is over, Jason Botterill is expected to officially to be named the new Sabres G.M. [Post-Gazette]

And for those of you wondering, the NHL has revealed the start time of Game 1 of the ECF:

Get all of your Senators news before the series starts over at Silver Seven!

News and notes from around the NHL...

P.K. Subban has been fined $2,000 for embellishment during his series with St. Louis. [TSN]

The Ducks knocked off the Oilers to advance to the Western Conference Final. [TSN]