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Pens Points: Snatching defeat from the jaws of victory

The Penguins continue to slide with their latest loss against the Bruins.

Boston Bruins v Pittsburgh Penguins Photo by Justin Berl/Getty Images

Here are your Pens Points for this Wednesday morning...

Facing the Pittsburgh Penguins once more, Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand has moved past his incident with Tristan Jarry. [Trib Live]

The Penguins returned to their home turf last night as losers of their last four games. Hoping to get back in the win column, these flightless birds once maintained a three-goal lead over the white-hot Bruins only to see it evaporate as they would lose 6-5 in overtime. [Recap]

Over the last few seasons, the penalty kill was usually an area of the Penguins’ game they could hang their hat on. Now? It’s not great, folks! [PensBurgh]

In Winter Classic news, the Penguins (and Bruins) unveiled the logos both teams will be using for the annual outdoor extravaganza. Pittsburgh will be paying homage to the city’s first-ever NHL club, the Pirates. [Penguins]

News and notes from around the NHL...

Charlie McAvoy is nearing a return for the Bruins. Who will be the odd man out once McAvoy re-enters the lineup? [Stanley Cup Of Chowder]

One-time Pittsburgh Penguins prospect, Calen Addison, is turning some heads in Minnesota, earning some Calder Trophy discussion in the process. [Hockey Wilderness]

Sportico’s recently-released NHL valuations show the Toronto Maple Leafs as the league’s most valuable club. Hey, at least they have that going for them. [Pension Plan Puppets]