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Pens Points: Canucks Before Turkey

Jake Guentzel is thriving, Sidney Crosby is recovering, and many Penguins were giving back. All that and more in today’s Pens Points!

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

Jake Guentzel’s recent stretch of play without Sidney Crosby is showing that he isn’t simply a byproduct of Crosby. [Pensburgh]

Here’s a potential timeline for Sid’s recovery from his sports hernia surgery. [Pensburgh]

If you’re Dominik Kahun and you’re “ragging” the puck, I guess you’re doing something right? [Trib Live]

Brandon Tanev will get to see his brother once again later this evening, and he’s ready for it. [Trib Live]

Many Penguins players were giving back to the community by serving up Thanksgiving dinners at the Rainbow Kitchen. [Post-Gazette]

News and notes from around the NHL...

As it emerged Monday night into Tuesday that Calgary Flames head coach Bill Peters allegedly used a racial slur at a former player, he was supposedly fired, then not fired, from his position. [Matchsticks and Gasoline]

Mitch Marner is encouraging other players to come forward and speak their truths after Marner was caught in the middle of a crazy story involving some strange tactics used by now-former head coach, Mike Babcock. [Sportsnet]

Aleksander Barkov and Jonathan Huberdeau are proving themselves to be one heck of a one-two punch. [The Hockey News]