Here are your Pens Points for this Monday morning...
With wins coming against the Blue Jackets and Dallas Stars over the Thanksgiving holiday, the Penguins have been building momentum and getting some much-needed points in the standings. The Pens can thank the rest of the floundering Metropolitan Division for still remaining in contention. [Trib Live]
Conversely, the team is undaunted with the hill they still have to climb to consistently get on the right side of the win column. [Post-Gazette]
Mike Sullivan spoke on Kris Letang and his importance to the team, saying he’s ‘in a whole different place right now.’ [Post-Gazette]
Sidney Crosby does not think like the average hockey player. He sees the game and processes it like no other. It’s part of the reason why he’s still the greatest player on the planet. [Post-Gazette]
The floodgates have opened for Jake Guentzel. [Penguins]
News and notes from around the league...
The NHL is reportedly quite unhappy with the handling of the arena situation in Ottawa. [Sportsnet]