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Pens Points: Almost Halfway There

The first round of roster cuts have been made, Jack Johnson is taking it all in, and preseason predictions are produced. All that and more in today’s Pens Points!

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

After two preseason games, the Penguins made some roster moves as they inch closer to opening night. [Pensburgh]

The Tribune-Review’s Jonathan Bombulie has offered up a few predictions for some of the more “glaring holes” the Penguins have now that the preseason is well underway. [Trib Live]

Jack Johnson isn’t a name associated with a rumor anymore. Now, a week into his first training camp with the Penguins, he has been able to assess his new life in the black and gold ahead of tomorrow’s tilt with his former team, the Columbus Blue Jackets. [Trib Live]

News and notes from around the league...

The football helmet manufacturer Vicis may be entering new territory, looking to bring its brand of revolutionary, high-tech helmet knowledge into the world of the NHL to create a safer game for future generations. [TSN]

Ever the outspoken spirit, NFL cornerback, Jalen Ramsey, looks to be following through on his promise to learn the ins and outs of ice hockey. [USA Today]

Move over, Gatorade. Athletes, particularly those in the hockey world, are becoming enamored with a new drink: coconut water. [ESPN]

After a vicious punch to Florida Panthers d-man Aaron Ekblad, Montreal Canadiens forward, Max Domi, has been suspended for the rest of the preseason. [CBC Sports]