Tough to fight Pens' power play

May, 17, 2013
5/17/13
1:50
PM ET
Eastern Conference Semifinals
7 Senators at 1 Penguins, 7:30 ET (Penguins lead series, 1-0)

* Penguins: 3-1 at home this postseason (outscoring opponents, 16-5)
* Penguins: 9-25 (36.0 pct) on power play this postseason (leads all playoff teams)
* Tomas Vokoun (PIT): 3-0, 1.28 GAA, .962 save pct (4 GA on 105 SA in 187:25 played), 1 SO since taking over as starting goaltender
* Evgeni Malkin, Jarome Iginla & Pascal Dupuis (PIT): each has at least 1 point in all 7 playoff games for Penguins so far
* Senators: have not scored more than 2 goals in a game vs Penguins this season (4 total games incl. playoffs)
* Craig Anderson (OTT): 0-3-1, 2.96 GAA, .898 save pct (12 GA on 118 SA in 243:36 played) in 4 games vs Penguins this season (regular season & playoffs)
* Colin Greening (OTT): only Senators player with more than 1 goal vs Penguins this season (1 goal in regular season & scored goal in Game 1 of this series)

Helping Hand: The Penguins look to take a 2-0 series lead on Ottawa tonight. Evgeni Malkin has an assist in all seven games this postseason. From Elias: The only players in NHL history to record at least one assist in each of his team’s first eight games of a postseason are Fleming Mackell (1957–58 Bruins - 8 games), Bobby Orr (1971–72 Bruins - 11 games) and Joe Sakic (1996–97 Avalanche - 8 games).

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