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Pens Points: One Final Homecoming
« on: March 04, 2018, 07:27:20 PM »

I hope you have tissues nearby because tonight will be emotional when the Vegas Golden Knights make their inaugural trip to PPG Paints Arena. For the first time since leaving Pittsburgh this past summer, Marc-Andre Fleury makes his triumphant return to the city he called home for over a decade.There is certain to be a special tribute to Fleury at some point during the game so keep your eyes peeled.Puck drop is scheduled for 7:00 PM and will be broadcast on AT&T Sports Network. Before the puck drops Matt Murray Jersey, get caught up on the latest news with today’s Pens Points...In an effort to remain loyal to the beloved Marc-Andre Fleury and to current Penguins number one goalie Matt Murray, Pens’ fans are getting creative and going with the more and more popular Fleury/Murray hybrid jersey. Since the turn of the new year, Evgeni Malkin has been on an unstoppable roll for the Penguins and that momentum has carried over into February. Coming off another strong week of play from the Russian super star, Malkin has been named the NHL’s First Star of the Week. Tonight will surely be emotional for everyone involved but Marc-Andre Fleury told reporters on Monday that he is prepared for a game unlike any he has played to this point in his career. More tough injury news for the Penguins, this time dealing with Patric Hornqvist. The team announced on Monday that the gritty forward will be out for an extended time due to a lower body injury suffered during Friday’s game against the Capitals. After practice on Monday morning, head coach Mike Sullivan heaped praise on Fleury and everything he meant to the team and the fans during his time in Pittsburgh. Sullivan was joined in his chorus of praise for Fleury by many members of the Penguins’ team including several players who have spent most of their careers playing alongside Fleury Pittsburgh Penguins Shop. Marc-Andre Fleury’s stall after the Vegas Golden Knights practice on Monday was the place to be as he answered reporters’ questions. Fleury spoke fondly of his time in Pittsburgh and what the city and its fans meant to him. News and notes from around the NHL...With their playoff chances dwindling Pittsburgh Penguins Jerseys, the New York Rangers may turn out to be sellers at this year’s trade deadline. In anticipation of any potential trades in the near future, forward Rick Nash submitted a list of teams he will not accept a trade to should the Rangers decide to move him.  Sunday’s Super Bowl victory ended almost six decades of pain for the city of Philadelphia by capturing the franchise’s first title. Could a NHL city be the next one to end decades of pain with a Stanley Cup championship this summer?