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There’s a recap of last night’s game, the team may be shaking up its power-play, and another player is injured. All that and more in today’s Pens Points!

NHL: Pittsburgh Penguins at Detroit Red Wings Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports

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

The Penguins began a home-and-home set with the Detroit Red Wings last night. A win would have given the Penguins their ticket to the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Alas, the Pens never really mustered much offense and gave the game to the Wings in a 4-1 loss. [Recap]

Penguins fan Kelly Sowatsky captured social media last year in search for a kidney donor with a sign that went viral. Now, her miraculous journey has been featured on ESPN as a part of the network’s “E:60” program. [Pensburgh]

D-man Brian Dumoulin has been labeled as ‘day-to-day’ after suffering a lower-body injury. [Trib Live]

Even though the Penguins have yet to clinch a playoff berth, they aren’t taking the opportunity for granted. [Trib Live]

Kris Letang made a rather appropriate donation of $58,000 to a child with leukemia. [Trib Live]

Could the Penguins be tinkering with their power-play once again? [Post-Gazette]

News and notes from around the NHL...

Capitals defenseman Michal Kempny will miss the remainder of the season after hamstring surgery. [ESPN]

Connor McDavid let his frustrations be known after the Oilers were eliminated from postseason contention. [CBS Sports]

The NHL will be increasing its investment in the NWHL after the CWHL announced they were closing down. [The Ice Garden]