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The Pens are struggling in the faceoff dot, Galchenyuk will attempt to shoot more, and a new line is carrying the team. All that and more in today’s Pens Points!

New Jersey Devils v Pittsburgh Penguins Photo by Joe Sargent/NHLI via Getty Images

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

D-man Kris Letang returned to practice yesterday, making a return to tonight’s game against the Flames a very real possibility. [Pensburgh]

In roster transaction news, the team re-assigned Joseph Blandisi to the AHL. [Penguins]

While the Penguins have found success in the absence of Sidney Crosby, one area they miss him in is the faceoff circle. [Trib Live]

How can the Pens get more production from Alex Galchenyuk? Well, they are going to try and get him more shots. [Post-Gazette]

The new Guentzel—Malkin—Rust line has found instant chemistry within its first week. [Post-Gazette]

News and notes from around the NHL...

Becoming the head coach of the world’s most recognizable hockey team may not be the best job in the world. [NY Times]

Mike Babcock isn’t rushing to find his next coaching job. [Sportsnet] (I think Babs would look great with the Seattle TBD’s).

Filip Zadina is back in Motown. [Winging It In Motown]

The Bruins have unveiled a new alternate jersey. [Stanley Cup Of Chowder]