1 -- The number of starting goalies still alive in the playoffs who haven't won a Stanley Cup. (That, of course, would be your Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury)
3 -- Hurricanes who have scored four goals or more this playoff series (Eric Staal, Jussi Jokinen, Sergei Samsonov)
5 -- Penguins who have 4+ goals this playoffs (Crosby, Malkin, Guerin, Fedotenko, Eaton)
1 -- Penguin who used to play for the Carolina Hurricanes (Craig Adams) Mike Ziogmanis, injured, also was a Hurricane. Thanks to "bubba" for pointing out my initial miscue
0 -- Hurricanes players with Pittsburgh ties (though Ron Francis and Tom Barrasso are in their organization)
499 -- The number of more assists that Francis has as a Whaler/Hurricane over #2 on the franchise's list (Kevin Dineen)
0 -- NHL playoff series Cam Ward has lost
0 -- times Cam Ward has played a playoff series against the Penguins
19 -- Playoff record for most goals in a single spring (set by Jari Kurri in 1985)
12 -- Goals Sidney Crosby has these playoffs
17 -- career points Crosby has (5 goals, 12 assists) in 14 matchups against Carolina
11 -- career points Malkin has (4g + 7a) in 11 games against Carolina
19 - career points Eric Staal has (10g + 10a) in 20 games against Pittsburgh
7 - months; which was how old Jordan Staal was when Rod "The Bod" Brind'Amour made his NHL debut in the spring of 1989. As in 0 years, 7 months old.
Infinity -- the number of times it'll be pointed out that Jordan and Eric are brothers by television, newspapers and blogs....You may also hear they have two other brothers who play a little puck.
6 -- Number of Penguins and Hurricanes that have game winning goals this spring