Originally written on The Pensblog  |  Last updated 6/2/13
The Bruins and Pens, the last two Cup champs from the East, finally got down to business in Game One, and it was fun.  It's gonna take some type of series to live up to the hype generated by a long eight-day layoff. We're off to a pretty good start.   Crosby and Chara chirped eached other and had a Wrestlemania-like showdown at the end of a wild second period. Malkin and Bergeron fought. There were big hits, a Matt Cooke controversy, and some damn good hockey.   One post here, another post there. The Pens dropped the first game of the Eastern Conference Finals for many reasons, but those reasons shouldn't be raising any red flags.     It wasn't Tomas Vokoun's fault. It wasn't for a lack of effort. Pens were playing the body like we haven't seen all season. It wasn't because the Penguins were outplayed or outmatched. It wasn't because of officiating.   The Bruins capitalized on their opportunities; the Penguins didn't. Zdeno Ch...
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