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Pens Points: Putting the W in Washington

There’s a recap of yesterday’s game, we look at some tiny tots, and Schultz’s return is a big boost. All that and more in today’s Pens Points!

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Pittsburgh Penguins v Washington Capitals Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images

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

The Penguins continued their run against divisional foes yesterday, traveling to the nation’s capital to take on the aptly-named Capitals. It was a fast-paced, back-and-forth contest, one that needed all 60 minutes for the Pens to eke out a 4-3 win. [Recap]

With another chapter of the Pens-Caps rivalry in the books, the Penguins and Sidney Crosby were able to reflect on how impressive Alex Ovechkin’s game truly is. [Trib Live]

Over the weekend, the Penguins recalled Sam Lafferty. [Trib Live]

Recently, the NHL’s Black Hockey History mobile museum visited the Miller Elementary in Pittsburgh’s Hill District. [Post-Gazette]

Justin Schultz’s return brings the Penguins’ blue line one step closer to full strength. Next stop, Brian Dumoulin. [Post-Gazette]

Meet these tiny tots named after Sidney Crosby. [Post-Gazette]

News and notes from around the NHL...

The latest chapter in the reinvigorated Battle of Alberta featured a goalie fight. [USA Today]

Jesperi Kotkaniemi is able to see the big picture, now playing for the Montreal Canadiens’ AHL team, saying after his first game for the Laval Rocket: ‘It was my favorite game of the year’ [Eyes On The Prize]

The Maple Leafs scratched Kasperi Kapanen over the weekend, citing “internal accountability” as the reason. [Pension Plan Puppets]