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‘Defending hard’ good enough in Game 4, but Penguins want much more

WASHINGTON — The Penguins have been consistently good at exactly two things in these playoffs: Finishing scoring chances and goaltending. Of the 16 teams in the playoff field, they rank first in shooting percentage (13.2) and fourth in save percentage (.935). Making Marc-André Fleury‘s numbers more impressive? The Penguins have allowed the …

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Madness in Anaheim

Anaheim after two extensions beat Edmonton with 4: 3. Corey Perry scored at a little less than seven minutes to the end whistle. #ScoreyPerry FOR THE WIN! #LetsGoDucks pic.twitter.com/CKo5r0t8N9 — Anaheim Ducks (@AnaheimDucks) May 6, 2017 Ducks previously in an incredible manner came to overtime because they gave three goals …

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Ducks look to even series 2-2 in Game 4

EDMONTON, Alberta — An NHL team works hard all season long in order to secure as high a playoff seed as possible. A high seed, after all, means home-ice advantage. But, this season, the question has to be: Why did so many teams even want home-ice advantage? Throw away the …

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Sydney Crosby breaks Mario Lemieux’s record for playoff scoring

Sydney Crosby made Penguins postseason history while helping Pittsburgh take a 2-0 series lead over the Capitals in the second round of the NHL playoffs. Sydney Crosby passed Mario Lemieux with the most multi-point games in Penguins’ postseason history in Pittsburgh’s 6-2 trouncing of the Capitals in Game 2 of …

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