Entering Tuesday night’s contest with Ottawa at CONSOL Energy Center, the Pittsburgh Penguins were in desperate need of a win. After climbing to the top of the standings in the early weeks of the season, the injury-ravaged Pens suddenly found themselves clinging to the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference courtesy of an uns [...]
Whew, let’s all catch our collective breaths now that the first round is finally over. It sure didn’t look like we’d be saying that about midway through the second period last night as the Penguins trailed the Sentaors 3 – 0 at the 9:48 mark. Someone apparently forgot to tell the Penguins that the puck dropped at 7:0 [...]
The Penguins bring a 3-1 series lead back to Pittsburgh Thursday night. It was an interesting game. The Pens scored 7 goals on 42 shots. No problem generating offense tonight. Unfortunately, they allowed 4 goals to the low-scoring Senators. Two of the goals, however, came on two-man advantage power plays for the Senators.
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