Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Pens Are Set To Host The Senators!!

The Pens are looking to get back on track after two losses to the Devils, starting with a win tonight. The Senators visit the Consol Energy Center to take on the Pens. In other news, Tangradi has been acquired from the Winnipeg Jets for a 7th round pick.

The lineup for the Pens is as follows:

Kuni, Sid, Duper
Boychuk, Geno, Neal
Cooke, Sutter, TK
Glass, Vitale, Adams

Orpik, Martin
Niskanen, Tanger
Despres, Engo

Flower will start between the pipes.

Play By Play
Pens 4 Senators 2

3rd Period

2:06- Sens Neil attacks Cooke on the ice. Cooke and Neil are sent to the locker room. Both get 10 minute misconduct, but Cooke didn't deserve the penalty. Pens get PP.

2:16- Neal with a chance right in front of the net! Wide open chance, just too much traffic in front of the net.

4:12- Great saves by Flower, keeping the Sens at bay.

8:18- SID SCORES!!! Geno makes a pass to Neal from behind the net. Neal passes to Martin on the half boards. Martin passes to the front of the net and Sid bangs one in the open net, as Anderson was moving all over since the Pens where passing so much. Sid puts the Pens up 4-2 over the Sens.

8:22- Pens PP ends

10:22- Sens Phillips heads to the box for holding and the Pens will get another PP chance.

11:30- Sid with an amazing pick pocketing move on a Sens and great stick handling behind the Sens net.

13:33- Back and forth hockey game right now! Both sides getting good chances.

15:30- Flower comes up with great save!

18:08- NEAL SCORES!!! Engo takes a shot from the point and the shot is redirected by Cooke. Neal picks up the redirected shot and buries it into the back of the Sens zone! Pens lead 3-2

20:00- Third period is underway! Time for the Pens to put this game away and get the win!

2nd Period
0:00- Second period ends and it is tied up 2-2!

0:17- Pens able to kill off Sens PP.

1:00- Sens Alfredsson with a one knee, hard, point blank shot and Flower tells him no with a pad save. Just an amazing save.

2:12- Martin heads to the sin bin once again and for tripping. Sens will get a PP chance.

6:13- NEAL SCORES ON THE PP!!! Martin drives to the net to create space and passes it to Sid. Sid dishes out a pass from behind the net to Neal. Neal rips a shot hard and over the shoulder of Sens Anderson. Pens tie up the game 2-2! Sid gets his 400th career assist!

7:44- Sens Phillips is sent to the sin bin for hooking and the Pens will get a PP chance. Time to tie it up Pens!

9:05- SENS O'BRIEN SCORES! O'Brien receives a pass and is all alone in the Pens zone. He fires a hard shot and it's just missed by the glove of Flower. Pens now trial 2-1!

9:29- SENS DACOSTA SCORES ON THE PP! DaCosta is able to sneak one pass the pads of Flower, with only a second left on the Sens PP. Sens tie the game 1-1

10:09- Pens kill off the first PP and now the Sens have a regular 5 on 4 for 37 seconds.

11:29- Duper is caught for hooking and will take a seat. Sens with a 5 on 3 PP for 1:20.

12:09- Martin will head back to the sin bin, this time for hooking and the Sens will head to the PP.

12:40- Niskanen makes a great defensive move to break up the Sens 3 on 1 chance!

14:04- Cooke is now playing on the line with Geno and Neal. Boychuk is on a line with Sutter and TK.

16:30- Sid knocks the puck down from mid-air and carries it into the Sens zone. He fires a rocket shot and it almost sneaks under the pads of Anderson, but he is able to make the stop.

17:13- Vitale comes to the Sens net and fires a shot! Anderson makes the save.

20:00- Second period has begun! Pens have the lead and hopefully can keep the momentum going! Lets Go Pens!

1st Period
0:00- First period ends and the Pens have the lead 1-0 over the Sens! Great back and forth action game in the first period!

1:13- Sid comes into the Sens zone with speed and makes a drop pass, but the Sens break up the play.

3:37- DUPER SCORES!!! Sid fires a shot across the ice to Duper, right over the stick of a defender! Duper gets the pass and puts the puck behind Anderson. Pens take the lead 1-0 over the Sens!

4:02- Orpik comes into the zone to pick up the puck as he just came off the bench. He fires one and it is blocked by the traffic in front of the Sens zone.

5:43- Pens PP expires. Geno came rushing into the Sens zone with some great speed and tries to split the defense. He just losses the puck in the process, solid defensive work by Sens.

7:43- Sens O'Brien heads to the sin bin for holding and the Pens will get a PP chance.

8:41- Pens have a great PK effort as the Sens PP expires!

10:41- Sens Devils Smith gets a breakaway chance and is robbed by Flower! Martin sits for tripping and the Sens will get a PP chance.

13:32- Flower makes a great save and the Pens clear it out of their zone. End to end action, open game right now.

15:55- Geno gets a chance and lets go of a backhanded shot. Sens Anderson makes the pad save. Geno didn't get much on that shot.

16:51- Niskanen and Tanger are paired up as they return to the Pens lineup tonight. Good shift by Kuni!

20:00- The puck has dropped and the game is underway! It's Hockey Night in Pittsburgh! Lets Go Pens!

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