The Pens' overtime loss in Ottawa in Game 3 was the organization's first road OT playoff loss since Game 5 of the 2001 Eastern Semifinals against Buffalo. It was Saturday, May 5, 2001. It was a day game. We'll never forget it.
Interestingly enough, the Pens won the first two games of that series, as well, before dropping the next three, the third coming on this stab in the back from ex-Pen (and one of our favorite Pens) Stu Barnes:
There's not a lot of video evidence on the Internet of this series.
Moreover, there is scant photographic evidence on the Internet of this series, as well.
OR SO WE THOUGHT
We've uncovered a game-by-game recap of this series as told by a Sabres fan on an Angelfire page. We hope 15 years from now, someone will be as happy to stumble upon our game recaps as we are to stumble across this Angelfire page.
Here we go:
GAME ONE -- PENS 3, SABRES 0
All we remembered from this game was Lemieux beating Hasek on some slaps...