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Pens Points: Two Bad Losses

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

NHL: Pittsburgh Penguins at Philadelphia Flyers Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

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

The Pittsburgh Penguins traveled to the other side of Pennsylvania Monday night to conclude their home-and-home set with fierce rivals, the Philadelphia Flyers. Two goals between both teams meant both teams went to overtime. From there, bad things happened again. [Recap]

Just in time for the holidays: The Penguins on Monday launched ‘Penguins Authentics,’ the team’s official line of game-used, team-issued and stock memorabilia, exclusively available on pensgear.com. [Penguins]

In yet another attempt to bring life to a dead power play, the Penguins reunited Kris Letang and Erik Karlsson on the top unit. [Trib Live]

The Penguins recalled forward Alex Nylander from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the AHL Sunday evening. [Trib Live]

News and notes from around the NHL...

A game on Tuesday night will feature some history being made by a trio of brothers: Jack and Luke, with the New Jersey Devils visiting Quinn Hughes and the Vancouver Canucks. The Hughes family will be the ninth family to have at least three brothers play in the same NHL game. [NHL]

Washington Capitals forward Evgeny Kuznetsov was a healthy scratch for Monday’s game against the Arizona Coyotes, with head coach Spencer Carbery calling it a “mental reset” for the veteran. [Sportsnet]

The salary cap is expected to rise to approximately $87.675 million for the 2024-25 season, the league announced at the Board of Governors meeting Monday. That’s an approximate $4 million increase from this season. [Sportsnet]