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Pens Points: Heading to the Sunshine State

Sam Lafferty is authoring an amazing story, the Pens are disciplined, and Jack Johnson went from eating a smoothie to playing a game. All that and more in today’s Pens Points!

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

Sam Lafferty recently exploded onto the scene in emergency duty after numerous forwards were injured. He is still writing an ‘awesome story.’ [Trib Live]

Having defensemen fill in as forwards isn’t a new idea for the Pens. [Trib Live]

The Penguins are one of the most disciplined teams across the league. [Post-Gazette]

Jack Johnson was getting some dental work done early Saturday, not expecting to see the ice against the Golden Knights later in the night. As he was slurping on a smoothie, he was called into acton. [Post-Gazette]

The Penguins have played remarkably well despite the long list of injuries. They have forged an identify as a team. But could their mojo get messed up when everyone returns? [Post-Gazette]

News and notes from around the NHL...

The Panthers have won the Brian Boyle sweepstakes, signing the veteran to a one-year deal. [Litter Box Cats]

Alex Ovechkin recently passed Jean Beliveau on the NHL’s all-time points list. [RMNB]

The Maple Leafs and Canadiens are chasing after an exciting Russian free agent for next season. [Sportsnet]

Here are five teams that could change the landscape of the NHL by making an early trade. [The Hockey News]