Before today the best 60 minutes of Paul Martin's Penguin career was his introductory press conference.
Today Martin and the rest of the defense set the tone with a complete 60 minute effort.
We can tell ourselves that this game will never avenge being beat in the playoffs by the Flyers, but guess what it does a little bit.
Especially when you think about the fact the Flyers didn't even last that long in the playoffs after they beat the Pens.
If anything, the first game today proved how the Penguins beat themselves more than anything last spring. The Flyers powerplay was unstoppable during last years playoff series. Today they didn't score.
Oh, and how bout Claude Giroux?
He sucks by the way. He scored an easy goal but the rest of the game he didn't do ****. Then he took as dumb of a penalty as you possibily can. Let's face it the only way Claude Giroux could be the best player is if he asks Crosby or Malkin's permiss...