Found February 13, 2013 on The Pensblog:
Ottawa Senators (7-4-2) @ Pittsburgh Penguins (8-5-0) ROOT, TSN, 7:00 pm/et Consol Energy Center - Pittsburgh, PA The Pens are tied in points with the Senators (and the Leafs) and now three points behind the Devils for top spot in the Atlantic Division/Eastern Conference. Letang and Niskanen have been activated so they could be back tonight. If you missed it, Tangradi was traded.  Season Series: 1-0-0 Last meeting that counted: January 27, 2013. Penguins won 2-1. What we said in our recap: So, this game was sloppier than a poop sandwich. The most impressive thing was the performance of the Pens' team defense, compounded by the fact that they only played with five D for most of the game. They blocked unlimited shots and got goal-saving plays from Letang and Engo. The offense is still somewhat of a disaster. Aside from Crosby, Malkin, and Neal, no one is doing anything on the top lines to merit someone saying, "That t...
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