-The Penguins demoted forward Janne Pesonen to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the AHL after the game.
-Dave Molinari's recap from last night. Sidney Crosby stinks.
-Crosby overwhelmed the Devils last night.
-Eric Godard is not Atkins friendly.
-Is Mike Yeo responsible for the Penguins' power-play issues?
-Icethetics ranked the Penguins' third jersey (right) as the best in the league.
-The Penguins have done a good job of recognizing youth hockey in Western Pennsylvania.
-Leave it to Don Cherry to have a problem with Evgeni Malkin scoring a hat trick against the Islanders:
-We assume Cherry missed the Penguins-Blues game from a few weeks ago when Malkin did dish a pass to one of Cherry's heartthrobs, Jordan Staal, for an empty netter:
-Adam Berkhoel made 44 saves for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in a who fell 4-3 in overtime at Norfolk.
-The AHL Penguins collapsed in the third period.
-Aaron Clarke and Nick Johnson each had a goal and an assist for the Wheeling Nailers who beat the Elmira Jackals, 5-2.
-Through Friday, former Penguins forward Aleksey Morozov is leading the KHL in scoring with 41 points. Jaromir Jagr is fifth with 34 points. Fire Craig Patrick.
-Freddy Meyer had a two goals and an assist for the Islanders in a 4-2 defeat of the Senators.
-The Islanders will not send 2008 first-round pick Josh Bailey (right) back to his junior team.
-Also included in that link is news of the Islanders recalling goaltender Yann Danis from Bridgeport of the AHL and demoting former Pittsburgh Forge goaltender Peter Mannino. Additionally, defenseman Bruno Gervais was put on injured reserve.
-As you can tell, the Islanders wore their dazzling throwback jersey's last night.
-Islanders defenseman Thomas Pock was put on waivers for the purpose of sending him to Bridgeport. (Note towards the bottom.)
-The Devils are the new Penguins.
-An illness pretty much benched Devils forward Dainius Zubrus in the third period in Pittsburgh last night.
-New Jersey forward Jay Pandolfo hasn't had to worry about defense as much this season.
-Should former Flyers forward Reggie Leach be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame?
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-The Bruins might be for real. David Krejci and Blake Wheeler each had a goal and an assist for the Bruins who dispatched the defending Stanley Cup champion Red Wings, 4-1.
Goaltender Manny Fernadez made 29 saves for the Bruins. Boston chased
Detroit goaltender and former Penguin Ty Conklin after he gave up three
goals on nine shots.
-Defenseman Aaron Ward suffered a leg injury last night.
-The first day of the Brian Burke era was a good one. Nikolai Antropov and Dominic Moore each had a goal and an assist for the Maple Leafs who beat the Flyers, 4-2.
-A day after some in Canada compared him to Barack Obama, Burke pretty much compared himself to the Pope.
-By the way, "Superman" was introduced as the Maple Leafs' new overlord.
-Andrei Kostitsyn had a goal and an assist for the Canadiens who edged the Sabres, 3-2.
-Dave Stubbs of Habs Inside Out, the Montreal Gazette's fine hockey blog, has perhaps the stat of the night: The Canadiens' all-time record vs. the animal kingdom so to speak.
-Canadiens forwards and former Penguins Alex Kovalev (right) and Robert Lang were reunited on a line last night.
-For some reason, someone decided to ask Flyers executive/Ed Snider's caddy Bobby Clarke about the abilities of Senators forward Jason Spezza. Clarke, the amazing hockey mind who compiled that amazing Flyers' team of 2006-07 that went 22-48-12, basically said he wouldn't want him on his team.
-Lightning forward and Gary Roberts says there's something that can be learned from watching a game from the press box.
-Roberts played his first game after missing four games due to an "upper-body" injury. Also, the Lightning demoted defenseman Matt Smaby and forward Jason Ward to Norfolk of the AHL.
-Carolina's top line of Tuomo Ruutu, Sergei Samsonov (right) and Eric Staal has developed some chemistry.
-Hurricane defensemen Tim Gleason (leg), Dennis Seidenberg ("lower-body") and forward Scott Walker ("lower-body") are all dealing with injuries.
-As if the Capitals didn't have enough injury problems, rookie defenseman Karl Alzner is dealing with an undisclosed ailment.
(Photos: Crosby-Jamie Sabau/Getty Images; Bailey-Jim McIsaac/Getty Images; Kovalev-Rick Stewart/Getty Images; Samsonov-Tom Mihalek/Associated Press)