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There’s a recap of yesterday’s game, Jake Guentzel is loving the postseason, and Patric Hornqvist has provided some much-needed energy. 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 this Monday morning...

The Penguins and Flyers met yesterday afternoon to play Game 6 of their series. After going down 4-2 to Philly, things seemed bleak for the flightless birds of Pittsburgh. Then, along came Jake Guentzel, like a knight in black and gold armor, to boost the Pens to a thrilling 8-5 victory and into the next round. [Recap]

Patric Hornqvist’s return is a welcome sight for the team. [Post-Gazette]

Jake Guentzel is showing that last year’s playoff run was no fluke. He’s as hot as a firecracker heading into round 2. [Pensburgh]

While an 8-5 win over Philadelphia is always a thing of beauty, it wasn't easy. But the Penguins ‘embrace the struggle.’ [USA Today]

News and notes from around the league...

The Calder Trophy finalists have been announced. [NHL]

Auston Matthews of the Toronto Maple Leafs can lay claim to the fact that his jersey is the NHL’s best-selling one. [Sporting News]

Winning was the only thing on the mind of Marc-Andre Fleury. [Sports Illustrated]

The Anaheim Ducks were sent packing by the San Jose Sharks earlier in the playoffs. They’ll now enter the offseason looking to adjust to the league’s ever-evolving game. [LA Times]

Former women’s hockey player, AJ Mleczko, is breaking down barriers by breaking down the ice as a TV analyst for NHL playoff games. [USA Today]