Pens Labyrinth Daily: Ian Cole, Chad Ruhwedel, Matt Murray and More

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Pens Labyrinth Daily: Ian Cole brings the Stanley Cup back to Motts, Chad Ruhwedel’s prospect profile, Matt Murray ready to lead and more!

Good morning, Penguins fans! Grab your coffee and enjoy all the trending Penguins news straight from Pittsburgh and from around the league.

34 days from now, the Pittsburgh Penguins will take the ice for their first preseason game on Sept. 19 against the Buffalo Sabres at KeyBank Center. No worries, though, the Pens will hit home ice the following day, Sept. 20, against the Detroit Red Wings.

Pittsburgh Penguins Daily:

Ian Cole Brings the Cup Back to Children’s Hospital

Ian Cole has brought the Stanley Cup back to Mott’s Children’s Hospital to share the victory with those who need it most. The Ann Arbor native brought the Stanley Cup to the children’s hospital for the second year in a row and is sure do to so again if he grabs another victory. [M Live]

Penguins Prospect Profile: Chad Ruhwedel

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette summed up everything that Chad Ruhwedel has to offer in their profile on the Pens prospect. Last season, Ruhwedel posted two goals and eight assists in his 34 regular games this season. [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]

Matt Murray is Ready to Lead the Penguins

Matt Murray has officially been handed the role as the Penguins’ sole starting goaltender and he is ready for the job. Murray has proved his incredible level of skill and has shown that he has what it takes to lead his team solo next season. He is reliable in net as he is off the ice and will make for a solid leader. [iSports Web]

From Around the League:

Matthews and Marner Could Become NHL’s Best Duo

Toronto Maple Leafs rookies Auston Matthews and Mitch Marner have the potential to become the NHL’s best duo. These two forwards posted almost unfathomable rookie seasons and are already some of the NHL’s top performers. Now, it wouldn’t be surprising to see big things in these rookies’ futures. [Editor-in-Leaf]

Is Oscar-Lindberg the Vegas Golden Knights’ First Star?

The Vegas Golden Knights picked up Oscar Lindberg from the New York Rangers during the NHL expansion draft earlier this offseason. Lindberg is a budding star and has all of the workings to become one of the Golden Knights’ first breakout stars. [Vegas Hockey Knight]

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