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Pens Points: Bye Week Begone

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The Penguins made a few roster transactions, we see how some foreign Penguins learned English, and Schultz is close to returning. 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 Friday morning...

With the bye week officially over, the Penguins have made a few roster transactions ahead of tonight’s game against the Flyers, recalling Anthony Angello and Andrew Agozzino. [Pensburgh]

It’s a fascinating topic to think about: how did some of the Penguins from foreign countries learn the English language? [Post-Gazette]

These recharged Penguins are ready for a very tough stretch of games. [Trib Live]

The Pens will need some healthy bodies to navigate these next few games. Thankfully, d-man Justin Schultz is closing in on a return. [Trib Live]

Sidney Crosby took some time to reflect on the tragic death of Kobe Bryant and the others who perished in the recent helicopter crash, saying Bryant ‘inspired so many people.’ [Trib Live]

News and notes from around the NHL...

San Jose Sharks forward Tomas Hertl will miss the remainder of the season with a torn MCL and ACL. [Fear The Fin]

These are five ‘bubble’ teams who could benefit before the Trade Deadline. [NHL]

The NHL is investigating the Arizona Coyotes, who are accused of illegal pre-draft testing on prospects. [Yahoo]