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Pens Points: Victory In Vegas

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There’s a recap of last night’s game, Sidney Crosby is inching closer, and some sad news has come out regarding the family of team co-owner, Ron Burkle. All that and more in today’s Pens Points.

NHL: JAN 07 Penguins at Golden Knights Photo by: Marc Sanchez/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

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

The Penguins clashed with the Golden Knights in Sin City last night, looking to rebound from their 4-1 loss to the Panthers on Sunday. The Pens held the lead for the entire night, going up 3-0, then sweating out the end of the game, but still getting the W by a score of 4-3. [Post-Gazette Recap]

Sidney Crosby’s return isn’t too far off. [Pensburgh]

Kris Letang and Tristan Jarry are headed to the NHL All-Star Game. [Pensburgh]

The son of Penguins co-owner Ron Burkle was found dead in his Beverly Hills home on Monday night. [Trib Live]

News and notes from around the NHL...

The Nashville Predators have hired former New Jersey Devils head coach John Hynes as the franchise’s replacement for the recently-fired Peter Laviolette. [On The Forecheck]

The Carolina Hurricanes have made a last-ditch effort to bring back Justin Williams after Williams stepped away from the game earlier in the season. [Sporting News]

Deputy commissioner Bill Daly says he is concerned that players missing the All-Star Game for rest may become an unwanted trend for the league. [ESPN]