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There’s a recap of last night’s game, Rodrigues is showing versatility, and sports leagues are prepping for the coronavirus. All that and more in today’s Pens Points.

NHL: Ottawa Senators at Pittsburgh Penguins Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

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

The Penguins returned home from a legendarily bad California road trip to battle the Senators. And mere seconds into the game, the newly activated John Marino and Sidney Crosby got the Pens out to a 2-0 lead. It would be the beginning of an offensive show of might, with Bryan Rust also notching a hat trick en route to a 7-3 Penguins win. [Recap]

Evan Rodrigues’ best trait may be his versatility. [Trib Live]

Major North American sports leagues, including the NHL, are preparing contingency plans should the coronavirus spread further throughout the continent. [Trib Live]

News and notes from around the NHL...

Here are ten European free agents who could find themselves playing in the NHL next year. [The Hockey News]

NHL GM’s are meeting in Florida this week and, of course, one of the big talking points is centered around the EBUG situation. However, it looks like the league will be embracing the status quo, and will leave the protocol in tact. [CBS Sports]

However, if you’re looking for a radical, new change, you may have just found it with a new offsides rule. [NHL]

Islanders d-man Johnny Boychuk was hit in the face with a skate last night that resulted in a pretty scary injury scene. [USA Today]

The Nashville Predators will be doing their part to help raise awareness for those who were affected by the recent tornado that swept through the Nashville area. [NHL]