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Pens Points: Lightning Strikes Twice

There’s a recap of last night’s game, the off-ice transition will be difficult for the Zucker family, and we ask if you believe in miracles. All that and more in today’s Pens Points!

NHL: FEB 11 Lightning at Penguins Photo by Jeanine Leech/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

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

The Penguins met the Tampa Bay Lightning last night for the second time in five days. The Pens were looking to rebound after falling to the Lightning in their previous game 4-2. It was a much closer game this time around, with both teams needing OT to end the 1-1 deadlock. However, lightning struck twice. [Recap]

For the newest Penguin Jason Zucker and his family, having to be split up until the end of the season will be a challenge. [Pensburgh]

Recent major trade acquisitions have had quiet debuts with the Penguins, and yesterday night was no exception for Jason Zucker. [Post-Gazette]

Speaking of Zuck, the speedy forward fits the ‘identity’ that Mike Sullivan has forged with the team. [Post-Gazette]

Mike Eruzione, the team captain of the 1980 ‘Miracle On Ice’ team has kept the U.S. hockey team’s miracle alive for 40 years. [Trib Live]

News and notes from around the NHL...

Connor McDavid will be out 2-3 weeks with a quad injury. [ESPN]

The Montreal Canadiens have released their logo for the 2020 NHL Draft. []

Blues forward Jay Bouwmeester collapsed on the bench during last night’s game against the Ducks. [KMOX]