If only the Penguins would have bought this type of effort in the first two games.
The Penguins played the right way in Game Three. The Bruins have played the right way the entire series. And Friday night it could all be over.
Maybe this was a heartbreaking loss, but when you think about it, it is more or less just disappointing. The Penguins aren't an up-and-coming team. They aren't some joke team. They were the runaway favorite in the Eastern Conference, the number-one seed. And while they played a really strong game last night, it doesn't matter much. The Bruins haven't trailed on the scoreboard in this series. Tuukka Rask looks like Patrick Roy on PCP.
Look at him. Completely gassed. It would've been a cruel injustice for this game to have ended on the Bruins power play stemming from Malkin's delay-of-game at the end of the first overtime. The guy has been by far the Pens' best forward this series when it comes to at least generating offe...