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Pens Points: Avalanche Ahead

Another Penguin is injured, Joseph Blandisi hopes to click, and youth has energized the Pens once again. All that and more in today’s Pens Points!

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The Penguins will face their toughest challenge of the season tonight, as they play host to the 5-0-0 Colorado Avalanche. The young superstars of Colorado will go head-to-head with the surprising youngsters of the Penguins, in what hopes to be a very entertaining game. But before tonight’s puck drop...

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

One person who may not be suiting up for tonight’s clash is Jared McCann. The forward is considered ‘day-to-day.’ Not great, Bob! [Pensburgh]

Joseph Blandisi is looking to prove he’s more than just an AHL/depth player with the Penguins. [Trib Live]

What will the Penguins do with their log-jammed defense? [Post-Gazette]

We’ve seen this story a few times over the last couple of years: there is another youth movement taking place with the Penguins. [Penguins]

News and notes from around the league...

The Flyers have signed longtime NHLer, Chris Stewart, to a one-way deal. [Broad Street Hockey]

What has first-year Oilers GM, Ken Holland, gotten right so far in his tenure? [Sportsnet]

Jake Muzzin’s path to the NHL has been a bit of a rollercoaster ride. [Globe And Mail]