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Pens Points: Starving for Some Hockey?

The Penguins want to keep riding the momentum, Sidney Crosby is staying positive, and a Penguins prospect is heading to the Olympics. All this and more in today’s Pens Points!

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We are approximately 24 hours away from Penguins hockey re-entering our lives to make us smile and cry. But before that...

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

The Penguins are set for another back-to-back this weekend. After a nice 5-day break, they hope to keep the momentum on their side. [Post-Gazette]

The Pens will have an uphill climb for the remainder of the season to solidify a playoff spot. Sidney Crosby views this standings situation with a glass-half-full approach. [Trib Live]

Penguins prospect, Christian Thomas, has been named to Canada’s Olympic team. [Pensburgh]

In a troubling sign with life after hockey, Phil Bourque, who hasn't played professionally in nearly 18 years, still deals with memory lapses and his concussion history. [Post-Gazette]

News and notes from around the league...

The Vegas Golden Knights look to have a legal battle on their hands with the Army’s Black Knights. [USA Today]

Here are 12 All-Star snubs. [Sportsnet]

The Ottawa Senators have many, many problems. [TSN]

The Carolina Hurricanes have a new majority owner. [Canes Country]