Pittsburgh Penguins @ Boston Bruins
Bruins lead series 3-0
NBCSN, CBC, RDS - 8:00 pm/et
TD Garden - Boston, MA
Through drafts and trades and free agent signings, the core of this Pittsburgh Penguins team has been building for several years. For the early part of the 2000s, things weren't pretty. But the Penguins drafted some excellent talent and that talent became the base of the team that we currently know and love.
It all started coming together around 2007, when the Penguins made the playoffs for the first time since 2001. They lost in the first round against Ottawa, but they were back the next year, older and wiser. That year players like Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Pascal Dupuis, Tyler Kennedy, Kris Letang, Brooks Orpik and Marc-Andre Fleury came within two wins of the Stanley Cup. The next year, those players were joined by Chris Kunitz, Mark Eaton, Craig Adams, Matt Cooke and others. The players mentioned here are all with the team today. Dan Byl...