Here are your Pens Points for this Tuesday morning...
Brandon Tanev has been given a “week-to-week” injury designation from head coach Mike Sullivan after the speedy forward was injured in Saturday’s game against the Boston Bruins. [Pensburgh]
With COVID-19 rearing its ugly head once again throughout the NHL, most recently affecting the Vancouver Canucks in rather severe fashion, the Pittsburgh Penguins still have no firm plan for a vaccination rollout. [Trib Live]
When everyone is fully healthy (knock on wood and encase yourself in bubble wrap), what are the Penguins’ options for a fourth line? [Trib Live]
The Penguins shouldn't be looking to make massive splash moves at this year’s trade deadline. [Post-Gazette]
Earlier in the season, many fans held the belief that this current Pens squad is too top-heavy and they lacked players who can provide consistent depth scoring. However, it looks like that narrative has been put to rest. [Post-Gazette]
After Columbus Blue Jackets forward Brandon Dubinsky recently published some comments on social media saying Alex Ovechkin is a better player than Sidney Crosby, this drama serves as another reminder that both players can and will coexist among hockey’s greatest-ever players. [Post-Gazette]
Mike and Emily Matheson’s hockey love story continues to grow. [Post-Gazette]
Ty Hennes, the Penguins’ Skills and Development Coach, has proven to be more than just a reliable piece for the team’s coaching staff. [Penguins]
News and notes from around the NHL...
The new arenas for the Seattle Kraken and New York Islanders will become the embodiment of the league’s Green Initiative. [NHL]
Here is one question facing each NHL team with a week to go before the trade deadline. [Sportsnet]