Michalek had a sick breakout pass to spring Kunitz.
Zibby is starting to do this more often.
Max Talbot scored off a turnover to put the Pens up. 1-0.
Rupp and some dude fight.
And a dormant MSG wakes up.
Throughout the period, the Rangers slowly got closer and closer to MAF.
Late in the period, Kris Letang had to hook someone.
Pens kill off about a minute of that going into intermission.
Period recap: Solid road period. Big first goal.
Malkin has the best chance early in the second. No dice.
Later, Engelland piledrives Fedetenko along the boards. Jesus.
Crosby and Dupuis had a chance on a 2-on-1, but Del Zotto makes a big play. Relatively speaking, MSG explodes in cheers. On the same shift, the Pens were gonna have another odd-man rush, but they get jobbed for a phantom hand pass.
Job job job.
In the second half of the period, Sid's line starts operating.
They cycle in your mouth but can't score.
The puck gets cleared, but Sid's line stays on the ice and re-enters the zone.
Dupuis drops it to Crosby, who makes a Bing pass to Letang.
glug glug glug
After that goal, the Rangers had to get busy living or get busy dying.
Instead they just kill themselves.
Pens start coming in waves.
Chris Conner snipes Lundqvist. 3-0.
Avery and Kennedy fight after the goal. Avery sucks.
Rangers milled around for a while.
Then out of nowhere Gaborik snipes MAF. 3-1.
Probably injured himself celebrating.
Period recap: What a period for Chris Conner.
Rangers had a chance early in the third.
Thank God they didn't score.
Pens start doing shit in the Rangers zone.
Zibby almost made Lundqvist his bitch. Post.
The Rangers kept sniffing, and Engelland has to go to the box.
Boyle had the best chance after a bad bounce.
He decides to shoot it 10 rows into the stands. wtf.
Takeapenaltyski trips up Fedetenko.
Pens PK had to come up big again. They did,
After some shit, Avery and Malkin start yapping on the boards before a face-off. On the TV side, you see Engelland glide into the picture, accompanied by Crosby gesturing for Avery to fight Engelland.
@Amb_Alex with these screens.
He makes Crosby take a penalty, which Rangers fans are saying was another slew foot?
Tick tick tick that's the sound of your balls running out.
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what a player