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Pens Points: Kraken Crunched

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

NHL: Seattle Kraken at Pittsburgh Penguins Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

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

A time adjustment was no concern for the Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday. They strolled into PPG Paints Arena and handled business against one of the league’s hottest teams. Solid performances out of Sidney Crosby and Tristan Jarry ended Seattle’s long winning streak with a 3-0 Pittsburgh win. [Recap]

Looking at what’s happening down on the farm, forward Jesse Puljujarvi scored his first goal for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in a 3-2 road win against the Springfield Thunderbirds on Monday. [Trib Live]

News and notes from around the NHL...

Colorado Avalanche forward Valeri Nichushkin has entered the NHL/NHLPA Players Assistance Program. [Denver Post]

Connor Bedard skated Monday for the first time since fracturing his jaw on Jan. 5, but the Chicago Blackhawks rookie phenom will still likely miss six to eight weeks of competition. [NHL]

The Edmonton Oilers’ 2-1 overtime win against the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday was their franchise-record 10th in a row, now owning a 20-6-0 record under new coach Kris Knoblauch. What has led to Edmonton’s surprising surge after switching coaches? [Sportsnet]