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Pens Points: Victory in Enemy Territory

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

Pittsburgh Penguins v Philadelphia Flyers Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images

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

The Penguins needed two points from a crucial Metropolitan Division clash Monday night against the Philadelphia Flyers. That’s exactly what they got, beating their cross-state rivals 4-1. [Recap]

The Pittsburgh Penguins kicked off another gauntlet Monday night. And things won’t get much easier for the Penguins as these big games keep coming for a team fighting for a wild card spot. [PensBurgh]

A 5-year-old Little Penguins skater got her moment to shine before the team’s game against the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday, and it was amazing. [Penguins]

News and notes from around the NHL...

The Philadelphia Flyers, folks. They captured the interest of the hockey world Monday night when a trade was announced. A pretty big trade. On Monday, the Flyers traded top forward prospect Cutter Gauthier to the Anaheim Ducks for defenseman Jamie Drysdale and a second-round draft pick in 2025. [Sportsnet]

Nylander secures the bag. Toronto Maple Leafs forward William Nylander signed an eight-year, $92 million contract extension, it was announced Monday. Nylander’s new deal will carry an average-annual-value of $11.5 million. [CBS Sports]

“Ms. Huska, can you please excuse Luc from missing class today?” Marc-Andre Fleury asked in defense of a young fan who was at a Minnesota Wild morning skate instead of school. [NHL]