The Pens Throw a Party and Gift Wrap the Rangers

37 seconds in Robot goes to the sin bin for high sticking.

Flower makes a great save on Goborik after he pick Gogo’s pocket of the puck. PP killed.

Avery goes to the box at 4:42 after running into Fleur; goalie interference

Geno gets a nice cha
nce on the doorstep of Valiquette after some great passing from TK and Jordo.

TK then gets his turn on the doorstep of Valiquette but Billy Vally makes a nice glove save. PP 0-1

Marc Staal open the scoring with a backhander that beat Flower after going 1-1 with Gogo [
1-0]. Drury and Kotalik with the assists.

Geno gets the Pens on the board at 14:37 with the help of some great board play by Sid and Billy.

Geno was waiting in that doorstep again [
1-1]. Sid and Billy with the helpers. Gonch takes a heavy slapper that deflects off of Valiquette and over the net.

Sid scores a freakin’ sweet goal after Gogo drives the center lanes. Sid picks up the mail and goes top shelf on Valiquette [
1-2]. Time of the goal 17:23, Gogo with the lone assist. A 1:04 later Max Talbot scores the Pens third goal off a rebound and sneaks it under Valiquette’s left pad [1-3]. Great neutral zone play by Letang, he and Sid pick up the helpers. Great period of hockey for the boys after coming off a disappointing loss in Long Island. Bill Guerin starts the second period by heading to the box for hooking at :17.

A glove save by Flower on Drury ends their PP.

Flower again slams the door on Drury’s shot and on the rebound attempt by Higgins.

Prospal takes a high sticking penalty at 7:47.

Much better look on the PP, the boys were actually taking shots. 0-2 on PP though.

Great shift from the Sesame Street Line
Dups almost scores on a rebound of a wicked wrist shot from Geno.

Gilroy scores the Rangers second at 14:33 [
2-3]. Prospal with the lone assist.

Del Zotto goes to the box at 16:47 for slashing.

Another decent PP look but still 0-3.

Robot scores the Pens 4th goal on a awesome shot from the blueline with .2 seconds left on the clock [
2-4]. Adams and Orpik with the helpers.

22-20, Pens lead in the shot department. Awkaward start to the this period. The Pens weren’t even completely on the bench before the ref dropped the puck. Matt Cooke took the faceoff.

Rozsival scores the third goal for the Rangers at 33 seconds [
3-4]. Gaborik and Avery with the assists.

Sid cleans up the garbage to score the Pens 5th goal of the night. Great work by Malkin after Valiquette got caught behind the net [
3-5]. Time of goal 3:14, Geno with the helper.

Dupers scores WAY out by the boards with a laser shot that deflects off of Valiquette’s gloves and into the net at 7:20 [
3-6]. Gonch and Free Candy with the assists.

Matt Cooke gets sent to box at 7:39 after a hit on Anisimov who had his head down. Interference was the call.

Brashear takes a double minor for going after Matt Cooke at 10:16

Mr. Crosby gets the Pens 7th goal of the night and his third for the TRICK! Time of the goal 11:29 [
3-7]. Gogo and Gonch was the helpers. TK scores of a deflection after Letang takes a wicked wrister [3-8]. Time of ther goal 11:54, Letang and Feds with the assists. Cookie drops the gloves with Callahan, both are handed 10 minute misconducts at 12:02. Avery pretty much attacks Feds. JOKE CITY. He goes 5 for fighting, 2 for instigating, 10 misconduct. This puts the Pens on a PP for the rest of the game.

Igloo starts chanting “Happy Birthday” Marc Andre Fleury who turned 25.


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