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Pens Points: Collapse in Canada's Capital

There's a recap of last night's game, we get an inside glimpse of Marc-Andre Fleury's family during his playoff run, and the Penguins have added another Dad to their team. More on these topics, as well as more stories in today's Pens Points.

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

The Pens and Sens met for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Final last night and, oh boy it was not pretty. 3 goals were scored in a little over 2 minutes and by the time the first period came to a close, Matt Murray replaced Fleury in net and the Pens were down 4-0. Final score ended up being 5-1 in Ottawa's favor and they take a 2-1 series lead. [Recap]

In the middle of a stressful playoff run and likely on his last journey with the Penguins, Marc-Andre Fleury looks to be having the time of his life. However, he and his family are trying not to think about life after the Penguins. [Post-Gazette]

Congratulations to Carter Rowney for becoming a father! [Penguins]

Penguin fans are a die-hard, dedicated bunch. Naming newborns after Sid or Geno is not uncommon. One couple named their child in honor of Phil Kessel. But, uh, the name is not Phil... [Puck Daddy]

News and notes from around the NHL...

The NHL and non-traditional hockey markets go together like peanut butter and jelly. With the addition of the Golden Knights next season, it makes sense for the league to add another team to bring the total number of clubs to 32. Could Virginia Beach be an option? [Hockey Writers]

Second City Hockey gives a list of the 8 most important players to extending the Blackhawks' championship window. [Second City Hockey]