Saturday, April 24, 2010

Dupuis' OT Goal Sends Pens Past Sens 4-3, Into Second Round

-The Pittsburgh Penguins march will continue. The Penguins scored four unanswered goals to defeat the Ottawa Senators 4-3 in overtime. The win eliminated the Senators as Pittsburgh won the series 4-2 and will advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals. Down 3-0, Matt Cooke scored a goal to bring some life to Pittsburgh. In the third period, Bill Guerin scored a goal at 7:03 in the third period to make it 3-2. About four minutes later, Cooke scored again to tie the game at three. The game would eventually go to overtime for the second consecutive game. Pascal Dupuis scored the game winning goal 9:56 into the first overtime to send Pittsburgh to the next round. Marc-Andre Fleury kept the Penguins in the game by stopping 28 of 31 shots.

-Who's next for the Penguins? That will not known until possibly Monday. The winner of the Boston Bruins-Buffalo Sabres series will play the defending champs. Boston leads the series 3-2 with a game in Boston on Monday.

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