Pens squander chance to set tone

Updated: May 3, 2014, 1:44 AM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

PITTSBURGH -- It is an interesting blue print the Pittsburgh Penguins are following this spring that has them play only parts of games.

Not sure at the end of the day it's a blueprint that involves building anything but disappointment and regret.

Facing a New York Rangers team coming off a draining Game 7 victory over Philadelphia and playing its third game in four nights, the Penguins delivered an ugly first period of giveaways, miscues and general fumbling about that allowed the ...

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