Pittsburgh Penguins Eliminate the Ottawa Senators in Game 6

April 24th, 2010 by Sergey Zikov Leave a reply »
The Pittsburgh Penguins played the type of hockey Dan Bylsma preached for over five hours on Thursday night. They attempted close to 130 shots on the night. It all looked too perfect as who else but Sidney Crosby, scored a goal from his backside to put the Penguins ahead halfway through the third.

But there was no quitting in the squad from Ottawa. They didn't care if they had to play extra hockey. They didn't care if they were on the ice until midnight. They weren't going anywhere - lose, and they are done until next October. 

Former Penguin farmhand Matt Carkner made sure they saw another day with a shot that barely eluded Marc-Andre Fleury in triple-overtime. 

Heading back to Ottawa, the Senators were feeling pretty good about themselves. They had the momentum, they had a goaltender that finally played like the man they expected to get when they traded away Antoine Vermette, and more importantly, Game 6 was on home ice. 

As the game began, it was obvious which team brought their "A" game, and it wasn't the defending Stanley Cup champions. The Senators were flying, hitting, and getting glorious opportunities. Five min ...

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