thanks to Tyler B and Shoshi.
-- At least they fared better than this Pens fan: [ Deadspin ]
-- Mike Lange goal calls from Sunday.
-- Solid story about 66's return in 2000 from SeanCon.
-- Unlimited stats on Game 2. [ Shutdown Line ]
The Penguins "stunning" depth looked outmatched by the Islanders top-nine today, as they were outchanced 21-12 and recorded only eight scoring chances at even strength. I don't care how talented your lineup is, this kind of offensive production isn't going to cut it in the playoffs even if they advance out of the first round. Yet, despite having such a low offensive output, the Pens were able to beat Nabokov five times and convert on a little under half of their scoring chances. Whether you want to chalk it up to a strong power play, luck, "killer instinct," "efficiency" or brutal goaltending from Evgeni Nabokov is up to you, but the Pens seemed to have the golden touch whenever t...