Here are your Pens Points for this Monday morning...
As the offseason gets underway for the Penguins, one of the many question marks surrounding the team was pointed in the direction of head coach Mike Sullivan. Three straight first-round exits is not a recipe for job security, even with two Stanley Cups to your name. However, it looks like the Bostonian bench boss will return to the Penguins for the 2021-22 season. [Pensburgh]
Kris Letang is another figure who faces a bit of an uncertain future, with talks of a contract extension not on the radar yet. The 34-year-old blue liner has gone on record stating that he wants to finish his career with the only team he’s ever known. [Post-Gazette]
Jake Guentzel was very critical of his most recent playoff performance. With only a goal and an assist in six playoff games this season, the winger believes he ‘let a lot of people down.’ [Trib Live]
Kasperi Kapanen has finally found a ‘home’ with the Penguins. [Trib Live]
News and notes from around the NHL...
The Columbus Blue Jackets’ star defenseman, Seth Jones, has informed the team that he will not sign a long-term extension with the club and will opt for free agency when his contract expires next season. However, he could be traded as early as this summer, according to a new report. [Sports Illustrated] / [Pro Hockey Rumors]
Meet Kush Sidhu. He is a key cog in helping to revolutionize women’s hockey. [NHL]