Here are your Pens Points for Monday morning...
The Penguins-Flyers rivalry has built-in animosity and has seen its fair share of games where grit and skill help aid in victory. However, this time around, the series may come down to special teams play. [Pensburgh]
As you may have seen by now, the junior hockey team known as the Humboldt Broncos were involved in a terrible accident en route to a game on Friday night. The Penguins have offered their condolences to a former alum whose child was involved with the crash. [Pensburgh]
As it relates to the Humboldt accident, a local company from Sewickley, PA is looking to raise funds for victims of deadly crash. [Post-Gazette]
Matt Murray, who has been rather up and down since returning from injury earlier in the season, is hardened and ready for the playoffs to begin. [Penguins]
Jamie Oleksiak is also ready to make his playoffs debut. [Post-Gazette]
News and notes from around the NHL...
Here are all the other first round match-ups. [Bleacher Report]
The New York Times published a piece on George Parros, the former enforcer who now heads the league’s player safety department. [New York Times]
The league is finding strength in the college hockey ranks. [OZY]
Ken Dryden has come out to the support penalization of all hits to the head. [Sporting News]