Penguins Game Day, Stanley Cup Playoffs Round 2 (Game 3: Senators)
The Penguins travel to Ottawa as they face off against the Senators in game 3 of the Eastern Conference Semi Finals. Pittsburgh Leads the Series two games to one.
Game 1 @ PIT: May 14 @ PIT 4 – OTT 1
Game 2 @ PIT: May 17 @ PIT 4 – OTT 3
Game 3 @ OTT: May 19 @ 7:30pm
Game 4 @ OTT:May 22 @ 7:30pm
Game 5 @ PIT: May 24 @ 7:30pm (If Needed)
Game 6 @ OTT: May 26 @ TBD (If Needed)
Game 7 @PIT: May 28 @ TBD (If Needed)
(Pens 2 Sens 0)
*Desire, Intensity and Heart.*
Where: Scotiabank Place (Ottawa)
Game Time: 7:30pm est
(7)Ottawa(4-3) @ (1)Pittsburgh (6-2)
What to Watch For
The Return of Jason Spezza, This could be a huge difference maker in tonight’s game. Is his back fully healed? The Penguins will need to test it out early and frequently.
MVP, MVP, MVP… Sidney Crosby showed the Ottawa Senators and the rest of the Hockey world why he is the best in the game on Friday Night, scoring a hat trick and chasing Craig Anderson from the net. Can he, will he keep up that high level of play?
Projected Starting Goaltenders
(Confirmed) Pittsburgh: Tomas Vokoun
(Unconfirmed) Ottawa: Craig Anderson
Projected Line up
Scratches: Jokinen, Jeffrey, Bennett, Vitale, Bortuzzo, Engelland, Despres
Scratches: O’Brien, Benoit, Wiercioch, Kassian, Hoffman, Lundin, Regin, Spezza
Penguins Buzz & Injury Notes
*Reminder* All Penguins practices through the playoffs are closed to the public.
Senators Buzz & Injury News
Gryba is still out with an upper Body injury
Around the League
Chicago(1) vs Detroit(1)
Los Angeles(2) vs San Jose(1)
Pittsburgh(1) vs Ottawa(0)
Boston(1) vs. New York(0)
I apologize for the late short update, had computer issues early on and wedding planning most of the day.
It’s time to get Cup Crazy!
- Robert Slavinsky
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