Malkin, Rupp epitomize Penguins' run

Updated: May 9, 2010, 10:34 AM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

PITTSBURGH -- We offer a little numerology riff in the wake of the Pittsburgh Penguins' 2-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night.

Take 71 and 17, for instance. A little yin and yang, a little salt and pepper.

In a victory that gives the Penguins a 3-2 series lead, the men wearing those sweaters and their play on this night give more than a little insight into why Pittsburgh has an opportunity to close out its sixth straight playoff series away from home ...

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