PENS 4 SENATORS 8
SENS WIN. The Sens get the win 8-4 over the Pens
. The Pens
have a chance to bounce back tomorrow at home against the Devils.
Sens go to the box and the Pens
head to the PP. Not that it matters now!
GREENING SCORES. Greening puts one pass Thiessen
on the PP. Should of pulled Thiessen
a long time ago, poor guy has been through a lot.
goes to the box and the Sens are on the PP.
ALFREDSSON SCORES! As the Sens PP ends and Alfredsson all alone in front puts one in from the backhand.
Sens get 30 second PP. Neal
with great defensive play to block Sens 2 on 1 pass. Nice work.
sits for tripping when Sens get a breakaway 2 on 1 chance. 4 on 4 hockey.
rings one off the post.
Sens Michalek goes to the box and the Pens
get a much needed PP.
SPEZZA SCORES. Pens
turn over the puck and Spezza gets a breakaway with no Penguin
in sight. Spezza goes five hole and the Sens lead 6-4.
8:17- SID SCORES!! Asham
takes the puck from behind the net and puts it to the front of the net to Sid. Sid
holds the puck and puts it top shelf on Anderson. Precision shot by an amazing player. Pens
Shots are 32-22 in favor of the Pens. Pens
need to get some goals as time is winding down.
puts one to the net and Neal
gets the rebound, but the shot goes wide.
Gonchar sneaks into the slot and with a hard shot misses the net. Pens
didn't pick him up and get lucky.
with a "TANG" off the goal post. A little bit later Asham
redirects a shot and Anderson somehow makes the save.
with a nice glove save. Pens
good at coming from behind and hopefully they comeback from this.
4 on 4 ends and the Pens
have some jump in their game. Good work by Geno.
Third period underway! 4 on 4 hockey for 19 seconds. Pens
need to get goals early and shut down Sens! Lets Go Pens!
Second period ends and the Sens are leading 5-3. The Pens
need to pick it up and start putting pucks in the Sens net. Thiessen
also needs to shut the door on the Sens.
Sens hit the post and Neal
and another Senator are sent to locker room. 4 on 4 hockey.
ALFREDSSON SCORES. Alfredsson gets a SH breakaway and Sid
is only inches away (hard skating and almost catches him). Alfredsson puts one pass the glove of Thiessen.
get a PP.
makes a great save coming across the goal crease. Huge save for the Pens
with almost a breakaway and goes down. Anderson pokes away the puck.
PP ends. Good chances on the PP.
Mad scramble in front for the puck. Sens Bishop goes down and is in pain. He skates off and is replaced by Anderson. He makes a nice save on Sid.
are getting a PP.
12:05- TK SCORES!
Sens turn over the puck and Staal
passes between the legs to Sullivan. Sullivan
with 2 on 1 chance. TK
puts it in the net and the Pens
cut the Sens lead down. 4-3 Sens
TURRIS SCORES. Gonchar fires from the blue line it is redirected by Folino and then again by the body of Turris. 4-2 Sens.
PHILLIPS SCORES. Senators Turris with a great pass to a wide open Phillips, stationed on the top part of the face-off circle. With a rising shot and Folino in front screening the Sens take the lead 3-2.
with a nice save on a redirected shot.
takes a seat for goalie interference. Goalie with a little acting on that one. Pens
to bring out the PK.
gets a long lead pass and drops the puck to Neal. Neal
with a chance after a pass to Kuni.
on the rush with a great chance, but hits the post. Rebound is steered away and the Sens clear it.
don't have any shots on net yet this period. Sens with two.
GONCHAR SCORES. Folino with nice puck control comes out from behind the net. Gonchar sneaks into the front of Thiessen
and is wide open. Gonchar puts it in the five hole and ties the game at 2-2.
Second period begins! Rangers and Leafs are tied at 1-1! Pens
have the lead and look to extend it! Maybe a Cooke
gets a hat trick and Sid
getting a goal!
First period ends! Sens had the first goal and early lead, but Cooke
scores two to put the Pens
ahead 2-1! Cooke
has 19 goals on the season.
with great fore-checking in the offensive zone. Hard worker.
kill the Sens PP. Great work and keeping the lanes blocked.
goes to the box for high sticking and Sens get a PP. Sens PP in a cold mode and lets hope the Pens
PK keeps it that way.
Shots are 12-8 in favor of the Pens
. Getting a lot of chances and Sid
is in the zone!
Sens hit the goal post with a mad scramble in front of Thiessen
. Close call for Pens
6:59- COOKE SCORES! Sid
gets a long pass and gets a chance. He rushes into the Sens zone and with Cooke
open. No passing lane, so Sid
creates one by a spin-o-rama backhanded pass right in the blue paint for Cooke. Cooke
puts it in. 2-1 Pens
10:09- COOKE SCORES! Cooke
get a 2 on 1 on the rush chance. Cooke
puts the puck in the 5 hole of Bishop and Sid
taps it in for safe measure. Cross the line before Sid
touched it, so Cooke
goal! 1-1 Tie
SENS MICHALEK SCORES! Spezza stops up at the blue line and takes the shot. It is redirect by Greening and Thiessen
makes the initial save, but Michalek picks up the rebound and puts it in the empty net. 1-0 Sens
with a chance is stopped by the glove of Sens Bishop. Kuni
look for the rebound, but Bishop's mask is dislodged and play is stopped.
comes down the side into the Sens zone and shoots a puck up high. Bishop with the save and pushes it away.
with another great save. Geno
on the ice was just an equipment issue.
gets some good time in Sens zone, but Sens come back and return the favor. Pens
able to clear. Geno
doesn't look to be on the bench.
with a big save on Senators Greening who was right in his kitchen. Point blank shot and nice save.
Puck drops and here we go! Pens
look to take over the division lead and could if they win and the Leafs defeat the Rangers tonight! All ready in the playoffs, so lets get the division lead and the Eastern Conference!
Line combinations are as follows:
Kuni, Geno, Neal
Sullivan, Staal, Duper
Cooke, Sid, TK
Tangradi, Adams, Asham
in the net.
scratches are Niskanen, Johnson, Vitale, Jeffery,
are getting ready to take on the Senators in Ottawa.