Game 7s often reveal more about the teams than they do the individual players. The Penguins have faced elimination in two series in the Mike Sullivan era. Last year, the Penguins won 2-1 over the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 7th game of the Eastern Conference finals, receiving two goals from Bryan Rust. This year, … Read the whole thing.
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May 12, 2017 by Sam Hitchcock
A second chance has a mystical quality to it. Not everyone receives one, and built into the subtext are the memories of the squandered opportunity. Most likely, the first chance crumbled painfully. Scars were formed. The Anaheim Ducks wilted in 2015, squandering a 3-2 series lead over the Chicago Blackhawks and failing to secure a … Read the whole thing.