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Pens Points: A Snapped Streak

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There’s a recap of last night’s game, the Penguins signed a few new players, and we examine the turning point of this crazy season. All that and more in today’s Pens Points!

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

The Penguins met the Chicago Blackhawks last night at PPG Paints Arena. With the Pens running high on an eight-game win streak, early on, it looked like business as usual for Pittsburgh. The team hopped out to an early 2-0 lead, but by night’s end, the Blackhawks would, yet again, get the best of the Penguins. [Recap]

Over the weekend, the team announced the signing of three intriguing, yet promising young prospects from the Make A Wish campaign. [Pensburgh]

Justin Schultz has returned to the ice for the first time since suffering a broken leg in October. [Pensburgh]

Have you heard the story behind Mario Lemieux’s famous text message? [Penguins]

The breaks are starting to go in favor of Dominik Simon. [Trib Live]

What exactly can be described as the turning point to the rollercoaster ride that his been this season? [Trib Live]

It looks like Marcus Pettersson has finally settled into his role as a Penguin, looking better and better by the day. [Post-Gazette]

News and notes from around the league...

Get pup to date with all the puppies working for NHL teams. [RMNB]

Winnipeg Jets forward Nikolaj Ehlers will be out for at least a month after suffering an injury during the recent game against the Penguins. [Arctic Ice Hockey]