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Pens Points: Cats Claw Out A Victory

There’s a recap of last night’s game, a Penguins prospect helped secure some hardware, and two wingers are headed in different directions. All that and more in today’s Pens Points!

Florida Panthers v Pittsburgh Penguins Photo by Joe Sargent/NHLI via Getty Images

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

The Penguins concluded a back-to-back set last night, playing host to the Florida Panthers. The two teams were deadlocked at 1, but after that, the cats from Florida fought to a 4-1 lead, a score they would eventually win by. [Recap]

Penguins prospect Calen Addison helped Team Canada capture the gold medal at the World Juniors Championship, capping off a strong showing in the tournament. [Pensburgh]

The ‘Battle at the Burgh’ has helped show the growth of the Penguins Elite girls program. [Penguins]

The Pens re-assigned goaltender Emil Larmi to the ECHL. [Trib Live]

One noticeable change to the lineup before yesterday’s game was the swap on the first line next to Evgeni Malkin, as Dominik Kahun leapfrogged Alex Galchenyuk, who started the game on line four. [Post-Gazette]

News and notes from around the NHL...

Brian Burke had some choice words for Red Wings star Dylan Larkin after Larkin commented on not wanting to be selected to the NHL All-Star Game. [The Detroit News]

The head of the IIHF, Rene Fasel, has given an August deadline to see whether or not the NHL will participate in the 2022 Olympic Games. [CBC]