Here are your Pens Points for this Wednesday morning...
Evgeni Malkin scored the eventual game-winning goal Monday night that gave the Pittsburgh Penguins two points over the white-hot Dallas Stars. This goal, coupled with the assists he’s collected, may prove to be the precursor to a hot streak. [PensBurgh]
As the NHL’s Board of Governors meets in Florida, mumblings of a salary cap increase have started to become even louder. [PensBurgh]
Announced late Tuesday evening, the Penguins placed defenseman Jeff Petry on LTIR. In corresponding moves, they also recalled defenseman Mark Friedman and forward Drew O’Connor. [PensBurgh]
Throughout the better part of the Crosby-Malkin era, the Penguins were never known to be an overly physical team, instead aiming to rely on skill to beat opponents. Now, they find themselves as league leaders in the hits category. [Trib Live]