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Pens Points: Into Nashville

Catch up on some of the latest hockey headlines in today’s Pens Points.

NHL: MAR 30 Predators at Penguins Photo by Jeanine Leech/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

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

What has been the biggest letdown of the Pittsburgh Penguins’ season thus far? The power-play, of course. Well, the Penguins, who sit at 10-10-0 when writing this, need to fix their power-play problems one way or another, or this season will be over before it ever really starts. [PensBurgh]

Some good news on the injury front: Bryan Rust, who had been sidelined for the past three games because of an injury, is expected to be a game-time decision against the Nashville Predators. [Trib Live]

Have you ever wanted to learn more about the Penguins’ No. 10, Drew O’Connor? Well, today is your lucky day. Here are 10 things to know about Pittsburgh’s No. 10. [Penguins]

News and notes from around the NHL...

Patric Hornqvist will be honored by the Florida Panthers and Pittsburgh Penguins when the two clubs meet on Dec. 8. [The Hockey News]

Once again, the NHL showed its true colors and lack of awareness by creating an issue from the Marc-Andre-Fleury mask decision. [Regina Leader-Post]

The player draft will return to NHL All-Star Weekend this season as part of a new event: NHL All-Star Thursday. [NHL]

Former Wilkes-Barre Scranton, New Jersey Devils and Nashville Predators head coach, John Hynes, has been tabbed as the new bench boss of the Minnesota Wild. [NHL]