Penguins Attempt Series Win Tonight
The Pens take a 3-1 lead into tonight's Eastern Conference semifinal. They've taken command of the series by limiting the Rangers to just five goals in four games, including two straight shutouts by Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury. Even in the Penguins' 4-2 win in Game 4, the Rangers only managed 15 shots on goal. And New York's power play has been downright awful, without a goal in the last 36 man advantages.
Minnesota hosts the Blackhawks tonight with Chicago leading that series 2-1. The Wild got back in it with a 4-0 win Wednesday and hope their defensive efforts continue tonight. They have held the Blackhawks, the second-highest-scoring team in the league during the regular season, to an average of only 21 shots on goal over the first three games.