Here are your Pens Points for this Wednesday morning...
Hot of the heels from toppling the Boston Bruins’ 18-game point streak, the dreaded Washington Capitals came to town last night in a late-season match-up with pretty hefty playoff implications. However, at night’s end, even the Capitals’ seven-game win streak was no match for the power and resiliency of the Pens. [Recap]
In last night’s victory, Evgeni Malkin finally notched his 1,000th career NHL point. Congrats, Geno! [Pensburgh]
With Zach Aston-Reese on the sidelines for the foreseeable future, opportunity is now right in front of Teddy Blueger. [Trib Live]
The all-time great Mike Lange has selected a new goal call after thousands of entries were submitted. [Post-Gazette]
With the Capitals back in town last night, that meant a return to the Steel City for former Penguin, Carl Hagelin. The Pens unveiled a nice tribute video for the speedy winger. [Post-Gazette]
News and notes from around the NHL...
Steven Stamkos and John Tavares are not fans of the playoff format. Why am I not surprised? [The Score]
Dallas Mavericks’ owner and business mogul, Mark Cuban, sees the NHL as a “league driven league,” and claims he doesn’t know who Connor McDavid is. [TSN]