Pittsburgh Penguins: Can They Prolong the Series with a Win in Game 4?

June 7th, 2013 by Anthony Fusco Leave a reply »

Three games into the Eastern Conference Final, not many people would have predicted that the Boston Bruins would hold a commanding 3-0 series lead over the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Game 1 took place in Pittsburgh and ended with a 3-0 shutout win for the Big Bad Bruins. The Penguins were attacking and pressing through much of the game, only to be turned away by Tuukka Rask numerous times.

Later in the game, with the Bruins up on the scoreboard, the tempers of both teams flared, and a shoving match broke out at center ice. Out of the tangle of bodies emerged Evgeni Malkin and Patrice Bergeron who both ended up with five minutes for fighting.

The Bruins quieted the Penguins in the third by potting a couple goals to put the first game out of reach.

Game 2 was also a wash for the Penguins as the Bruins were able to impose their will and style of play en-route to a comfortable 6-1 win. The B's have been able to play their game unhindered by the Penguins efforts through the entire series.

They are great defensively and have four lines that can play in all situations. They have been able to expose the Pens defense a ...

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