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There’s a recap of yesterday’s game, the power-play may still have some life in it, and a lucky couch has become a staple of the playoffs. All that and more in today’s Pens Points!

Washington Capitals v Pittsburgh Penguins - Game Four Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images

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

The Penguins played host to the Washington Capitals once again last night when both teams met in Game 4 of the series. It was essentially a must-win scenario for Pittsburgh, doing anything they could to avoid going back to Washington down 3 games to 1. The night belonged to Jake Guentzel, as the young winger scored two goals to propel Pittsburgh to a much-needed 3-1 win. [Recap]

‘Spitting-Gate’ was never a thing and now it’s in the grave, where it belongs. [Pensburgh]

Secondary scoring is probably something you’ve heard a lot of over the last number of days. Well, if the Penguins have plans of lifting another Stanley Cup, guys like Derick Brassard and Phil Kessel have to step up or step aside. [Pensburgh]

In her first post with Pensburgh, Logan Stark took us back a long time ago (but still in this galaxy), and revisited the Pittsburgh Pirates, Pittsburgh’s first NHL team. [Pensburgh]

The power-play may be coming back to life. [Post-Gazette]

Pittsburgh sports teams love to help one another out. And yesterday was no different. Ryan Shazier and JuJu Smith-Schuster helped the Penguins win Game 4. [CBS Sports]

WATCH: This is the story of two men and how they’ve turned a couch into a big-screen staple. [Trib Live]

News and notes from around the league...

Former NHLer Jeff Parker has been posthumously diagnosed with CTE, confirming his family’s fears. [Toronto Star]

Contrary to what some people may think, the NHL wouldn't lose fans if hits to the head were banned. [VICE Sports]

Golden Knights tickets are the priciest in the league, according to a reputable broker. [Las Vegas Review-Journal]

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May The Fourth Be With You!