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There’s a recap of yesterday’s game, the team is looking for more contributions from its bottom line, and Evgeni Malkin helped propel a high school team to victory. All that and more in today’s Pens Points!

NHL: Philadelphia Flyers at Pittsburgh Penguins Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

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

The Penguins and Flyers met yesterday as both teams continued to solidify their position in the Metropolitan Division. The game was back-and-forth and needed overtime to declare a winner, but in the end, the Penguins came out on top by a score of 5-4. [Recap]

A message from Evgeni Malkin inspired a high school hockey team to a pretty important OT game-winner. [Trib Live]

The fourth line has seen its fair share of ups and downs this season. But as the campaign draws to a close, the Penguins are looking for more from their bottom line. [Trib Live]

The recent return of Dominik Simon and the impending return of Zach Aston-Reese may give the Penguins an extra shot in the arm down the stretch. [Trib Live]

The Penguins’ PK has been looking for answers since the trade deadline. [Post-Gazette]

If you watched yesterday’s game, you may have noticed that Kris Letang had a new defensive partner in Jamie Oleksiak. And you also may be wondering why that is the case. Well, wonder no more. [Pensburgh]

News and notes from around the league...

Winnipeg Jets forward, Blake Wheeler, got into a scrum at practice with one of his own teammates. [Sportsnet]

Nashville may become one of the next candidates to host an outdoor NHL game. [The Comeback]