Here are your Pens Points for this Friday morning...
The Penguins’ third defensive pairing (listed as the third defense pairing before last night’s lineup switch), has been a constant problem for quite a while now, one that could be exploitable as the team looks to clinch a postseason berth. [Pensburgh]
How have the Penguins been able to manage the contracts of superstars throughout the salary cap era? [Pensburgh]
Matt Murray and Justin Schultz are closer to returning when compared to Evgeni Malkin and Zach Aston-Reese, according to Mike Sullivan. [Trib Live]
Nick Bjugstad and Jared McCann had a bitter sweet return to their old stomping grounds. [Penguins]
News and notes from around the league...
Revamping the draft could fix the NHL’s tanking problem. [New York Post]
NBC broadcaster, Mike Tirico, will call his first NHL game on February 20 in Detroit. [Associated Press]