Pens Labyrinth Daily: Will Butcher, Ryan Reaves And More

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Pens Labyrinth Daily: Pittsburgh Penguins are chasing Will Butcher, Ryan Reaves wants to give his all to the Pens and more!

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

31 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:

Pittsburgh Penguins Chasing NCAA Free Agent Will Butcher

The Pittsburgh Penguins are one of a few teams chasing recent NCAA free agent, Will Butcher. The former Colorado Avalanche draft-pick is in high demand around the league for his gifted play. Butcher, a defenseman, has been contacted by several teams but seems to have mutual interest in the Pens. [CBS Sports]

Ryan Reaves Ready to Give Pittsburgh Everything

Ryan Reaves is one of the newest Penguins in town and is excited to get to Pittsburgh. The forward is still in St.Louis preparing for the regular season but will be headed to Pittsburgh soon. Reaves is ready to give the Penguins everything he can offer when he officially joins the team. [KSDK]

From Around the League

Toronto Maple Leaf’s Big Three Are Affordable

Toronto’s rookie power trio of Auston Matthews, William Nylander and Mitch Marner are one of the most affordable power crews in the league. As far as trios and duos are concerned, this MNM trio is amongst the most affordable and will likely stay that way. [Editor-in-Leaf]

Nashville Predators’ Top Five Rivals

The Nashville Predators are coming into the season with the goal of cracking the playoffs and taking home the Stanley Cup. In their path, the Predators will have to face some of their most serious rivals. See some of them here. [Pred Lines]

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