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Pens Points: Beantown Bop

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

NHL: Boston Bruins at Pittsburgh Penguins Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

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

As seen during Tuesday night’s loss, Sidney Crosby has moved into 12th place on the NHL’s all-time scoring list. Crosby passed Joe Thornton on the league’s all-time points list with a goal and assist on Tuesday night. [PensBurgh]

It has not been a great first season in the black and gold for newcomer Ryan Graves. On the ice for three goals against during Tuesday’s loss, Graves now has a new defense partner after spending time with Kris Letang and Erik Karlsson. [Trib Live]

The Pittsburgh Penguins placed defenseman John Ludvig on long-term injured reserve Wednesday morning, recalling fellow blueliner Ryan Shea from the other side of the state. [Trib Live]

The NHL on Thursday will announce the first 32 players heading to the 2024 All-Star Game in Toronto, and there are multiple Pittsburgh Penguins worthy of an invitation. [The Hockey News]

News and notes from around the NHL...

After tearing his right Achilles tendon twice in less than a year, Washington Capitals forward Max Pacioretty played on Wednesday in his first game since Jan. 19, 2023. [Sportsnet]

The New York Rangers have recalled forward Brennan Othmann, the 16th overall pick in the 2021 NHL Draft, from AHL Hartford, the team announced Wednesday. [Sportsnet]

The NHL Winter Classic posted its smallest audience yet, averaging a combined 1.10 million viewers. [Sports Media Watch]