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A former Penguin has found a home, new stars are being made, and we look at Ken Holland and the Oilers. All that and more in today’s Pens Points!

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When examining the mighty fall of the Pittsburgh Penguins, it can easily be traced back to when Greg McKegg was traded to the Carolina Hurricanes for Josh Jooris. Now, the Penguins are playing golf while McKegg scores clutch playoff goals for his team. [Trib Live]

News and notes from around the NHL...

You probably clicked the link to today’s Pens Points thinking: “What kind of headline is that?” Well, poop sandwiches are now a thing thanks to Hurricanes captain Justin Williams claiming to eat one in the team’s ECF Game 2 defeat to the Bruins. [CBS Sports]

San Jose Sharks forward Joonas Donskoi has saved a skate park in his hometown of Raahe, Finland. [NHL]

Teams like the Hurricanes and St. Louis Blues have created fresher matchups for the Stanley Cup playoffs, and have also created new, breakout stars in the process. [USA Today]

Can Ken Holland take the Edmonton Oilers to the playoffs in Year One of the new regime? [Copper And Blue]

Failing to capitalize on their momentum from an impressive winning streak, the Buffalo Sabres flamed out once again in 2018-19. The team must cleanse its roster as they look to add to it as well. [Die By The Blade]