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Did Penguins’ Mike Sullivan outsmart himself?

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The Pittsburgh Penguins trailed the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-0 entering the third period of Game 4 of their Eastern Conference Finals series on Friday. Rookie goaltender Matt Murray was experiencing a rarity in his young career: allowing more than three goals. In his 12 regular season starts, of which the Penguins won nine, he never allowed more than three. He won nine of his first 12 playoff starts, allowing four goals only once; against the President’s Trophy-winning Washington Capitals. When…

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Penguins look to retool for Game 5

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The best-of-seven Eastern Conference Finals series between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Tampa Bay Lightning is now a best of three. With the series tied at two games each, the pivotal Game 5 is in Pittsburgh on Sunday. The way Friday night’s game ended, with the Lightning surviving the third period to prevail, 4-3, some significant questions emerged for Sunday’s game. Pittsburgh has three important questions that will officially be answered by the time the puck drops, but preliminary answers have…

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Lightning awaits conference finals opponent

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The Tampa Bay Lightning has secured their place in the Eastern Conference Finals of the National Hockey League Playoffs. Sunday’s 4-0 blanking of the New York Islanders sent Coach Jon Cooper and his staff into preparation mode for the next round. Coaches and players are frequently asked “who would you rather play in the next round?” The choices are the Washington Capitals or the Pittsburgh Penguins. This question is normally answered with the politically correct “it doesn’t matter; either team…

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