Originally written on The Pensblog  |  Last updated 4/4/13
We're huge fans of the Pens looking like ass right now. It was bound to happen when the streak ended. This is all happening at the best time possible, too. The Pens will be playing the 7 or 8 seed in the first round. Those two seeds will have hit some kind of stride by that time in order to battle through the logjam at the bottom of the East. So, let the Pens figure some **** out over the next few games and get their bearings. Also, to make further excuses, in the past two games, the Pens have faced two teams that are battling for their playoff lives every night.Buffalo was all jammed up before the deadline. The Rangers and their new makeup were jammed following the deadline.     Friday night should be a good barometer on how things really are. Unless the Pens lose again. In that case, we'll make some other excuse. Also no Crosby, Letang, and Martin ain't nothing to sleep on.     Recap:   FIRST PERIOD Ryane Clowe was all excit...
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