Penguins Have Senators On the Ropes

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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.

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