EP Rinkside 3 stars: It was a good week

Really nice to see Kris Letang back with the Penguins. Seeing a guy suffer the second stroke of his NHL career — and fortunately, this looks like it was a pretty mild one, if such a thing exists — is really frightening, so for him to come back and immediately play big minutes, then score a goal on Thursday night? Boy, it doesn't get any better than that.

We'll talk more about the Penguins in a minute, but it's just nice to get such a quick positive from a story that, initially, seemed very grim.

Let’s go:

3. A weird milestone

Alright, sure, there are probably some bigger milestones than this in the NHL this week, but I simply had to smile when I saw this one:


Slight error there: Claude Giroux became the seventh earlier this season. Derek

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