Here are your Pens Points for this Thursday morning...
The Penguins added another body to the blue line yesterday, acquiring defenseman Mark Friedman on waivers from the Philadelphia Flyers. [PensBurgh]
While the Pens made a move to bolster their blue line, the team will also have to prepare for life without Jason Zucker. [Trib Live]
Speaking of Zucker, the injured winger has returned to Pittsburgh for further evaluation. [Penguins]
Kasperi Kapanen is not afraid to honor his family name, all the while trying to create a legacy of his own. [Post-Gazette]
News and notes from around the NHL...
Claude Julien has been relieved of his duties as head coach of the Montreal Canadiens. [Eyes On The Prize]
The allegation against Artemi Panarin serves as a reminder of Vladimir Putin’s effect on Russian athletes. [USA Today]
The NHL was forced to postpone yet another game due to COVID-19, this time between the San Jose Sharks and the Vegas Golden Knights. This marks the 36th NHL game this season to be postponed because of the virus. [Sportsnet]
Akim Aliu had some strong words for the NHL and says the league is not ‘fooling’ anyone with its shallow efforts to address diversity and racism in the sport. [CBC]