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We’re looking back at free agent signings, talking about the All-Star Game, and seeing if one shave may have ignited a slumping winger. All that and more in today’s Pens Points!

NHL: DEC 28 Predators at Penguins
Alex Galchenyuk celebrates with teammates on the bench after scoring a goal in the second period during the game against the Nashville Predators on December 28, 2019 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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Here are your Pens Points for this Monday morning...

With the decade coming to a close in mere hours, we have taken a trip in our time machine to examine the best and worst free agent signings of the last decade. [Pensburgh]

New look, new player? Here’s how a single shave may have saved Alex Galchenyuk’s season. [Post-Gazette]

Which members of the roster will head to the All-Star Game? (Jack Johnson?!) [Post-Gazette]

News and notes from around the NHL...

Islanders player Anthony Beauvillier was not afraid to shoot his shot for Anna Kendrick. And after some help from the internet, Kendrick finally responded. A truly beautiful story, really. [CNN]

The Winter Classic ice crew members are the unsung heroes of the event, helping bring the annual outdoor game to life at the Cotton Bowl. [NHL]

John Tortorella went on a legendary rant after the Blue Jackets lost to the Blackhawks in the shootout. [ESPN]

Who were the worst teams of the last decade? [The Hockey News]