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Pens Points: One Wild Win

There’s a recap of last night’s win, Jamie Oleksiak is out, and Dominik Simon is back. All that and more in today’s Pens Points!

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

The Penguins and Minnesota Wild met last night, as the Penguins concluded another back-to-back set. Following a gritty win against the Capitals, the Pens got away with two more points thanks to two Bryan Rust goals. [Recap]

Before the game, the Pens announced the return of Dominik Simon. Garrett Wilson was sent back to WB/S as a result of the move. [Penguins]

The team confirmed yesterday before the game that Jamie Oleksiak suffered a concussion resulting from the nasty Tom Wilson punch. [Trib Live]

Just 24 hours removed from logging over 32 minutes(!), Kris Letang was back at it again. [Trib Live]

Sidney Crosby went onto explain the argument he had with Alex Ovechkin. [Post-Gazette]

The WB/S Penguins will be featured on AHLTV’s Game of the Week tonight on Facebook Live. The Baby Penguins will play against the Hershey Bears, the AHL affiliate of the Caps. Puck drop is 7p EST.

News and notes from around the league...

Some Ottawa Senators are voicing their displeasure after the latest setback has transpired from the proposed downtown Ottawa arena deal. [CBC]

The NFL’s JJ Watt is all in for the NHL to bring a franchise to the city of Houston, Texas. [Click2Houston]

Maple Leafs forward Zach Hyman will miss at least three weeks with an ankle sprain. [Sporting News]