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Pens Points: Jaking And Baking

There’s a recap of last night’s game, Kris Letang has no regrets, and this week still carries a lot of weight for the Penguins. All that and more in today’s Pens Points!

NHL: Florida Panthers at Pittsburgh Penguins Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

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

The Penguins faced off against the Florida Panthers last night at PPG Paints Arena. In a game where the Penguins desperately needed the two points, they battled hard, and combined with a spectacular goal from Jake Guentzel, the Pens came out on top in OT. [Recap]

When looking back at the moment that caused Kris Letang to suffer an upper-body injury in the Stadium Series contest against the Flyers, many were left with a mixed bag of emotions, knowing Letang’s previous injuries to his head and neck area. Letang, however, has no regrets for coming to the aid of Brian Dumoulin. [Trib Live]

Last night’s aforementioned victory was a much-needed one, but the Penguins still face some hard challenges before this week comes to a close. [Trib Live]

Last night’s game also saw Matt Cullen celebrate his 1,500th NHL game, and the team honored the one they call “Dad” by wearing No. 7 jerseys in warmups. [Post-Gazette]

News and notes from around the NHL...

The Vancouver Canucks, although not mightily impressive this year, have a roster filled with young talent ready to burst. With such a group of youngsters, growing pains are bound to occur over a long season. [Sportsnet]

General managers from all 31 teams met in Florida to discuss any and all changes to the rulebook for this and all following seasons. With that, the rule changes that were proposed have been ranked from best to worst. [Yahoo Sports]

Watch: Detroit Red Wings legend, Ted Lindsay, recently passed away at the age of 93. NBC Sports decided to take a look back at the career and lasting legacy of “Terrible Ted.” [NBC Sports]

An NHL-centric lecture series hopes to engage fans of the impeding Seattle franchise with the science behind the game. [Seattle Times]