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Pens Points: Will the Tide Turn?

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There’s a recap of yesterday’s game, Evgeni Malkin had some words for the officials, and Aston-Reese is improving with each passing game. All that and more in today’s Pens Points!

NHL: Stanley Cup Playoffs-Pittsburgh Penguins at Philadelphia Flyers Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

Here are your Pens Points for Monday morning...

The Penguins and Flyers met for Game 3 yesterday afternoon in Philadelphia. Questions surrounded the Penguins as they took the blowout loss from Philly in Game 2. But, as usual, Sidney Crosby and company kickstarted what would end up as a 5-1 PengWin. [Recap]

Evgeni Malkin, ever the emotional one, had some choice words for the officiating crew after the Game 2 defeat. [Post-Gazette]

With his record now standing at 9-1 after a loss in the playoffs, Matt Murray is no fluke when it comes to his playoff performances. His latest win in Game 3 is helping him cement a legacy as one of the great postseason goaltenders. [Post-Gazette]

During the game yesterday, the Penguins set a new team record by scoring two goals in 5 seconds. [Trib Live]

One of the biggest keys to success in Game 3? The power-play seemed to find its rhythm once again. [Penguins]

Zach Aston-Reese is steadily improving with each game he plays. [Penguins]

News and notes from around the league...

Ever wonder why some bad NHL GMs still have jobs year after year? [ESPN]

Which teams that are down 0-2 in their series have the best shot at rallying back? [USA Today]