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Pens Points: Duck For Dinner

There’s a recap of last night’s game, Derek Grant has found his groove, and the project for the Civic Arena site has hit a roadblock. All that and more in today’s Pens Points!

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Anaheim Ducks v Pittsburgh Penguins Photo by Joe Sargent/NHLI via Getty Images

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

The Penguins wrapped up their homestand last night with another Western Conference foe, this time going up against the Anaheim Ducks. It was a hard-fought, low-scoring affair between the two bird teams. But in the end, our arctic, flightless birds got the 2-1 win. [Recap]

Former Penguin-turned-Duck, Derek Grant has found success with the Anaheim after a failed stint in Pittsburgh. [Trib Live]

Matt Murray’s “Saves MATTer” program has impacted more people than just the goaltender himself. [Penguins]

Sidney Crosby’s performance against the Ducks has given the Penguins a blueprint moving forward. [Post-Gazette]

Pittsburgh’s Urban Redevelopment Authority has delayed the vote on the massive redevelopment project at former Civic Arena site. [Post-Gazette]

News and notes from around the NHL...

Hello, stat geeks. Big Data is now infiltrating the NHL. [Wall Street Journal]

Top Coyotes prospect, Barrett Hayton made his NHL debut last night against the Golden Knights. [Sportsnet]

No matter what kind of hockey you like to watch or what team you support, I think we can all agree that the more good doggos teams begin to adopt, the better. [USA Today]