Here are your Pens Points for this Thursday morning...
Brian Dumoulin, Evan Rodrigues and Mark Jankowski all returned to practice yesterday, signaling that the Penguins are nearing a return to full strength. [PensBurgh]
While the Penguins have seen countless injuries to their blue line already this season, the depth they have amassed at the position is serving them well. [Trib Live]
As of this post, Sidney Crosby is still on the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol list, but is still in touch with his coaches and teammates in a virtual fashion. [Trib Live]
The franchise yesterday announced a formal partnership with the social-media platform, TikTok. [Trib Live]
News and notes from around the NHL...
Claude Julien was not the only coaching casualty for the underperforming Montreal Canadiens. General manager Marc Bergevin informed goalie coach Stephane Waite during the second intermission of Tuesday’s game against the Ottawa Senators that he was being relieved of his duties. [The Score]