Here are your Pens Points for this Tuesday morning...
What is the best first-round matchup for these Pittsburgh Penguins? And who would be the worst? [Pensburgh]
Here are seven things to watch for in the Penguins’ final seven games. [Post-Gazette]
The boards are becoming the Penguins’ best friends. [Trib Live]
News and notes from around the NHL...
Longtime broadcast partner, NBC, has pulled out of the bidding war for the NHL’s second television rights package, according to a new report. [Russian Machine Never Breaks]
In a follow-up to the previous story, it looks like Turner Sports is the winner of the league’s second television package. [USA Today]
NHL veteran Andrew Shaw has retired after 10 seasons in the league, citing concussion issues as the main factor. Shaw departs the league as a two-time Stanley Cup champion with the Chicago Blackhawks. [Second City Hockey]
The life of a rookie is never an easy one, especially if you have been drafted as the number one overall pick in your draft class. Not everyone can come into the league guns a-blazin’. The Connor McDavid and Sidney Crosby types are rare exceptions to the rule. But Alexis Lafreniere is starting to find his footing, which is a positive development for the New York Rangers and their fans. [NHL]
The NHL is entering its home stretch, its “push for the playoffs.” Take a look at the most recent seeding scenarios and breakdowns for the final spots in 2021 Stanley Cup playoffs. [Sporting News]
Will Connor McDavid reach the 100-point mark with 11 games to go? Here’s how the Oilers superstar can accomplish this legendary feat. [NBC Sports]