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Pens Points: Another OT Loss

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There’s a recap of last night’s game, we talk about injured reserve, and we see what Derick Brassard’s been up to. All that and more in today’s Pens Points!

Pittsburgh Penguins v New York Islanders Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

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]