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Pens Points: Flamin’ Hot Penguins

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There’s a recap of last night’s game, Jamie Oleksiak isn’t slowing down, and Brian Dumoulin has a dog you need to see. All that and more in today’s Pens Points!

NHL: Pittsburgh Penguins at Calgary Flames Candice Ward-USA TODAY Sports

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

The Penguins were tasked with trying to fan the Calgary Flames last night as their Western Canada road trip continued. And, uh, the Pens doused the Flames in their own gasoline, cruising to a 9-1 victory. [Recap]

Grit, character, and... cuteness? Brian Dumoulin’s dog has all the characteristics that you need to succeed. [Trib Live]

Now considered a goalie of an era long gone, Jim Rutherford did, in fact, have a respectable career in the NHL. With that said, who were some of the best players he played against? [Post-Gazette]

Known more for his physicality than scoring prowess, Jamie Oleksiak knows he won’t continue to score bunches of goals, but that doesn't mean he won't stop shooting the puck. [Post-Gazette]

Daniel Sprong’s play is still a topic that is providing more questions than answers. [Pensburgh]

News and notes from around the league...

Remember Scott Foster? The emergency goalie that went viral last year for his performance with the Chicago Blackhawks? Well, he has a new gig: optional skate/practice goalie. [NHL]

Commissioner Bettman officially upheld Tom Wilson’s 20-game suspension yesterday. [Sportsnet]

John Tortorella did not mince his words when talking about the disdain he has for hockey’s changing culture. [Yahoo Sports]