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Pens Points: Coming Home From Canada

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The Penguins were erasing zeroes all throughout their road trip, the team came home with an underrated gift, and the organization is doing its part after the tragedy in Squirrel Hill. All that and more in today’s Pens Points.

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

The Penguins completed a very successful 4-game road trip throughout Canada over the last week or so. And while on that trip, they were erasing all sorts of zeroes from the stat sheets. [Trib Live]

With the team coming back home to Pittsburgh, they are bringing with them an underrated gift. [Post-Gazette]

After the horrendous shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Squirrel Hill over the weekend, the Pittsburgh Penguins are doing their part by staging a blood drive today from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at PPG Paints Arena. Follow the link for more information. [Penguins]

News and notes from around the league...

John Ziegler, the NHL president who oversaw the merger between the NHL and WHA, has passed away at 84. [AP via Trib Live]

Dallas Stars goaltender Ben Bishop isn’t a fan of goalie analytics. [ESPN]

Players, fans, and video game developers alike are sharing their memories and discussing why NHL ‘94 still holds up 25 years later. [NHL]

Carey Price made history over the weekend by passing Patrick Roy for his 290th win as a Montreal Canadien, taking possession of second place on the team’s all-time wins list. [Eyes On The Prize]