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Pens Points: Time For A Break

There’s a recap of last night’s game, we explore the Penguins’ options at LW, and Justin Schultz is still sidelined. All that and more in today’s Pens Points!

Pittsburgh Penguins v Philadelphia Flyers Photo by Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images

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

The Penguins met their bitter rivals, the Philadelphia Flyers, for one last game before going on an eight-day break thanks to the NHL All-Star Game and their league-mandated bye week. And well, the Penguins will surely take that break after last night’s performance. [Recap]

Without a trade, what are the Penguins’ options at left wing to replace Jake Guentzel, and are they any good? [Trib Live]

D-man Justin Schultz is still out, continuing to rehab from his lower-body injury, but is on track to return to health after the break. [Trib Live]

And speaking of returns, the team is hoping they come in a ‘timely fashion.’ [Post-Gazette]

News and notes from around the NHL...

Akim Aliu has signed a contract for the rest of the 2019-20 season with HC Litvinov of the Czech Extraliga. [Sportsnet]

NHL Seattle has begun construction of their new arena, set to be finished in 2021. [NHL]

The Florida Panthers will host the 2021 NHL All-Star Game. [Litter Box Cats]