Stanley Cup Playoffs: R2G2 – Senators at Penguins

Published on May 17th, 2013

The Pittsburgh Penguins got off to a great start in Game One and will look to build on their series lead tonight as they get ready for Game Two.

Ottawa will be looking to take home ice advantage away from Pittsburgh with a win tonight.
The Senators had five chances on the Power Play in Game One but they couldn’t get a goal with the man-advantage.

“We want to keep home ice advantage and we know the Senators are going to come back with a big push tonight. We just need to be ready. We’re focused on our start. I feel we had a good start against them in the first game and we want to geep that going.”

-James Neal

SEASON SERIES

GAME 5: RECAP
GAME 14: RECAP
GAME 45: RECAP | THOUGHTS

PLAYOFFS

GAME ONE: RECAP | THOUGHTS

Notes and Numbers

Kris Letang and Craig Adams did not skate this morning, but nothing was said about their availability for Game Two.

The Senators are 5-17 in Game Two’s in the franchises history. Ottawa lost 3-1 at Montreal in Game Two of Round One.

The Senators have won just two playoff series in their history after dropping the first game of a series.

Tomas Vokoun has the best goals-against average (1.28) and save percentage (.962) in the Stanley Cup Playoffs thus far this Spring.

Marc-Andre Fleury is 9-8-1 lifetime vs the Sens with a .898 Save Percentage and a 3.34 GAA in 22 games. This season, Fleury was 2-0 against the Sens with a .951 Save Percentage and a 1.44 GAA.

Pascal Dupuis leads the Pens with Six goals.

Sidney Crosby one point from tying Ron Francis for fourth place on the franchise’s all-time postseason point list with 100.

PROJECTED SENATORS LINEUPS

Conacher-Turris-Alfredsson
Michalek-Zibanejad-Silfverberg
Latendresse-Smith-Neil
Greening-Pageau-Condra

Methot-Karlsson
Cowen-Gonchar
Phillips-Benoit
Anderson

PROJECTED PENGUINS LINEUPS

Dupuis-Crosby-Iginla
Kunitz-Malkin-Neal
Morrow-Sutter-Cooke
Adams-Vitale-Kennedy

Orpik-Martin
Letang-Niskanen
Murray-Engelland

Vokoun

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