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Pens Points: Game 82

There’s a recap of last night’s game, the Penguins penned another prospect, and we look back at some of the most memorable Pens playoff performances. All that and more in today’s Pens Points!

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Pittsburgh Penguins v Columbus Blue Jackets Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images

Tonight marks the final regular season game for the Penguins. The Ottawa Senators come to town as the Penguins’ last obstacle before they embark on their quest to try and lift Lord Stanley’s Cup for the third consecutive year. But before the puck drops for game 82...

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

The Penguins and Blue Jackets clashed last night in Columbus. Both teams traded barbs and the game needed overtime. In the end, it was Phil Kessel who put the finishing touch on the hard-fought 5-4 victory. [Recap]

The Penguins announced before the game that they have signed 2014 draft pick, Anthony Angello, to an entry-level contract. [Pensburgh]

With the unfortunate passing of his mother, Jim Rutherford would love to win a third straight Stanley Cup in her honor. [Post-Gazette]

Riley Sheahan and Conor Sheary have been developing a nice bond between the two of them. [Post-Gazette]

Here’s a look at the 20 of the most memorable playoff games in franchise history. [Post-Gazette]

News and notes from around the league...

The Buffalo Sabres have become the first team in NHL history to finish 31st out of the the league’s 31 teams. With another rough season about to be put in the rear-view mirror, Die By The Blade has explored some potential buyout candidates. [Die By The Blade]

Which NHL head coaches are most likely to get the boot from their current teams? [NBC Sports]

Potential number one overall pick in this year’s draft, Rasmus Dahlin, has drawn the closest comparisons to Victor Hedman. [NHL]

While the NHL playoffs bring a built-in excitement every year, there are a few reasons why the tournament can be seen as disappointing. [USA Today]

Last night saw Roberto Luongo play in his 1,000th NHL game. [CBC Sports]

It looks like Rangers fans have a lot to be excited about when it comes to Lias Andersson. [Blueshirt Banter]