Penguins don't buckle under the pressure in Game 2
PITTSBURGH -- No matter where this playoff trail ends for the Pittsburgh Penguins, know this -- their stunning 5-3 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Friday night announces loud and clear that this team is going to take some beatings, if it's going to be beaten at all.
Maturity has been the buzzword around the Penguins as they headed into the playoffs, but it's a word. On Friday night, it became something tangible, something you could hold onto as the Penguins built a 3-0 lead, watched ...
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2008 NHL PLAYOFFS
After a wild race to the finish, the NHL playoffs are set. Heading into Wednesday's opening night, Scott Burnside previews the first round:
• No. 1 Montreal vs. No. 8 Boston
• No. 2 Pittsburgh vs. No. 7 Ottawa
• No. 3 Washington vs. No. 6 Philadelphia
• No. 4 New Jersey vs. No. 5 New York Rangers
• Vote: What are your first-round picks?