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Pens Points: Another Blown Game

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There’s a recap of last night’s game, the Pens are always on a rollercoaster, and Phil Kessel was honored for longevity. All that and more in today’s Pens Points!

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

The Penguins met the Carolina Hurricanes last night in Raleigh, North Carolina with hopes to quell the storm surge of their divisional foe. And for 58 minutes of the contest, it looked like the Penguins were on their way to doing just that. You may already know where I’m going with this. They blew another game. [Recap]

While Evgeni Malkin is on the sidelines, the Pens are showing faith in impressive youngster Teddy Blueger. [Trib Live]

The Malkin injury has, unfortunately, put the Penguins back into shuffle mode. [Post-Gazette]

Last night saw Phil Kessel set a franchise record for consecutive games played with 320. [Trib Live]

Perhaps the Penguins’ best team trait is being consistently inconsistent. [Post-Gazette]

News and notes from around the NHL...

The NHL Seattle group has pulled the curtain back on their KeyArena renovation, focusing on the massive transformation to accommodate a new league in an old arena. [MyNorthwest]

The Washington Capitals have announced plans to visit the White House next week to celebrate their 2018 Stanley Cup win. With the announcement being made, one player has already decided to forego the trip. [ESPN]