Here are your Pens Points for this Wednesday morning...
It was quite the homecoming for Penguins rookie defenseman John Marino, scoring his first-ever NHL goal in front of his family and friends in his hometown. [Penguins]
Don’t call it a comeback? Former Penguin-turned-coach, Mark Recchi, saw time at center during a recent practice due to some notable injuries and absences. [Post-Gazette]
Being “hard to play against” is a mantra we have often heard from Mike Sullivan and other coaches. Well, injuries aren’t all bad. The Injury Bug helped form one of the NHL’s most obnoxious lines. [Post-Gazette]
If you haven’t already, start taking notes on the Penguins’ third-round pick from 2017: the smooth-skating defenseman, Clayton Phillips. [Onward State]
News and notes from around the NHL...
An anonymous NHL players poll revealed quite a few surprising facts, from dirty locker rooms to cocaine use. [ESPN]
The NHL Seattle group will face competition over the legalization of sports gaming in Washington state. [Seattle Times]