RealClearSports
Advertisement

Penguins Have Senators On the Ropes

AP Photo

Such a strange night for such a thin moon.

You had to be there to see it; no, better you were spared.

Here, then, is a limited attempt to explain the inexplicable, for this was a game in which words were about as weak as the goaltending and the officiating when it comes to describing the chaos this night at Scotiabank Place.

In short form, the Pittsburgh Penguins ran an Ottawa Senators goaltender out of the net and all but ran the Senators out of the playoffs with a 7-4 victory that gives the Penguins a 3-1 stranglehold on this best-of-seven opening-round playoff series.

Read Full Article »

Recommended Articles

Rangers-Devils Blood Feud May Erupt

Filip Bondy, New York Daily News - May 14, 2012

This whole thing, all the rancor and resentment you get now from John Tortorella vs. Peter DeBoer, really has its roots in a 1982 migration, when the Devils moved from Colorado to Jersey and became the fiscally responsible... more »

Kings Turn Coyotes Into Roadkill in Game 1

Allan Muir, Sports Illustrated - May 14, 2012

onathan Quick carried more than his share of the load to help the Los Angeles Kings advance to the Western Conference Final. Sunday night, his teammates returned the favor. Quick took an evening off from Conn Smythe contention,... more »

Brodeur Realizes Lundqvist Is Now on Top

Steve Politi, Newark Star-Ledger - May 14, 2012

Devils-Rangers has a chance to be one of those epic playoff series fans will talk about forever. If only the Rangers didn’t have such an enormous advantage in goaltending. Hey, don’t point the pitchfork at me. This was the... more »