Here are your Pens Points for this Wednesday morning...
The Penguins met with a familiar foe last night, the New York Islanders. Finishing the back end of a home-and-home series, the Pens were looking for redemption after they blew multiple 2-goal leads which led to their last loss against this same team. By game’s end, New York’s Brock Nelson was the hero in overtime again, as the Isles won 4-3. [Recap]
With Justin Schultz officially sidelined, the Penguins recalled defenseman Zach Trotman. [Pensburgh]
Derick Brassard is producing with the Isles... quite the opposite when describing his time in Pittsburgh. Maybe he’s just “more interested” on the Island? [Trib Live]
Let’s dive into the culture of shock when a player goes on injured reserve, a common place the Penguins have been in recent times. [Post-Gazette]
News and notes from around the NHL...
YouTube personality and mega Maple Leafs fan, Steve Dangle, penned an open letter to new Toronto head coach, Sheldon Keefe. [Sportsnet]
Here are a few interesting changes the NHL should consider if it wants to increase scoring even more. [ESPN]
Here are five potential destinations for Mike Babcock’s next stop. [The Hockey News]