Five truths about Game 5

After falling into a 3-1 hole in the East finals, a few things about the Senators have become clear.

Updated: May 18, 2003, 11:53 PM ET
By EJ Hradek | ESPN The Magazine

You won't hear the New Jersey Devils say the Ottawa Senators are done and they're looking forward to facing the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim in the Stanley Cup finals.

You won't hear the Senators say that they're showing up to play Game 5 only because they have to.

Instead, those in the leading locker room repeatedly remind everyone that four wins are needed to advance, adding that the fourth game is the toughest to win. The players on the losing side talk about being better in the next ...

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