Here are your Pens Points for this Monday morning...
Jared McCann was already endearing himself to Penguins fans before Saturday night’s win against the Dallas Stars, but after his two-goal performance in Big D, it’s worth it to note that McCann is giving the Penguins exactly what they need. [Pensburgh]
How about this revamped Penguins defense? [Trib Live]
Matt Murray was able to put his late-game snafus behind him and delivered a very strong game against the Stars. [Trib Live]
On the other side of the coin, part of the reason the offense has seemingly dried up for the Penguins has been due to hot goalies the team has been facing. [Trib Live]
The Penguins’ third line looks like it’s starting to gain some momentum, yet this trio can’t seem to buy any goals. [Trib Live]
Speaking of Murray, he has been thriving under an increased workload as of late. [Post-Gazette]
News and notes from around the NHL...
Calgary Flames goalie Mike Smith is 37-years-old. His career is closer to the end than the beginning. With that said, he may have a solid acting job in front of him when he decides to hang up the skates. [NESN]
The time has come to create a singular women’s hockey league. [CBC Sports]