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Saturday Pens Points: Kapanen Arrives

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The Penguins look to be getting a player back, Tristan Jarry’s skills could pay dividends, and defensemen will be unleashed. All that and more in today’s Pens Points!

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Here are some brand new Pens Points for this Saturday morning...

It is expected that Kasperi Kapanen, who has been stuck in Finland due to immigration issues, will arrive in Pittsburgh later today. [Trib Live]

Former Los Angeles KIngs forward, Jordan Nolan, was a surprise add to the Penguins’ training camp roster. Now, as camp dwindles down into its final days, Nolan is hoping to latch on and earn an NHL contract. [Penguins]

Hall of Fame broadcaster Mike Lange announced that he will not be broadcasting to begin the 2020-21 season, out of an abundance of caution during the pandemic. [Penguins]

One skill Matt Murray did not have that Tristan Jarry does is the ability to handle and pass the puck. This could be incredibly beneficial to the Penguins. [Trib Live]

The Penguins, like just about every other professional sports team that has played in the last nine months, realize that there will likely be COVID-19 disruptions during the season. [Trib Live]

What is in store for a revamped Penguins defensive unit? [Post-Gazette]

News and notes from around the NHL...

Take a look at all of the new and modified rules for the 2021 season. [ESPN]

Devils goalie, Corey Crawford, will take an indefinite leave of absence for personal reasons. [All About The Jersey]

Here is one under-the-radar player for every team in the league. [YardBarker]