LINK CITY: Isles Stunned pics, stats, Lange, haters, Ottawa

thanks to Tyler B and Shoshi.
— At least they fared better than this Pens fan: [ Deadspin ]
— Solid story about 66's return in 2000 from SeanCon.


— Unlimited stats on Game 2. [ Shutdown Line ]
The Penguins "stunning" depth looked outmatched by the Islanders top-nine today, as they were outchanced 21-12 and recorded only eight scoring chances at even strength. I don't care how talented your lineup is, this kind of offensive production isn't going to cut it in the playoffs even if they advance out of the first round. Yet, despite having such a low offensive output, the Pens were able to beat Nabokov five times and convert on a little under half of their scoring chances. Whether you want to chalk it up to a strong power play, luck, "killer instinct," "efficiency" or brutal goaltending from Evgeni Nabokov  is up to you, but the Pens seemed to have the golden touch whenever they shot the puck today for whatever reason
Interesting look from a neutral party.
After the jump, haters hating, and the Montreal/Ottawa series is out of control.
Oh, look. More Crosby haters:

— KISS linked to some more Pens hate.
–The Montrea/Ottawa series is completely out of control, and it's probably gonna keep leaning that way. Kukla's has pretty much all the quotes from the coaches in the post-game. The tone of the series was set in Game One when Eric Gryba leveled Lars Eller. The bad blood was just itching to boil to the surface, and it did last night in Game Three after the Sens had jumped up to a 4-1 lead in the third:


go pens