[SBN Sens Blog - Silver Seven Sens]
Well the Senators may have taken the first game, but not without some expense. As Hooks posted yesterday on the front page, the Senators will be without Milan Michalek for the remainder of the playoffs, as he will now undergo surgery for a torn ACL for the fourth time in his career. Unreal. As much as it is a nice thing to see a big scorer on the other team remain out for a series, that sort of thing isn't exactly something you wish upon your enemies. Combine that recent news with the already existing knowledge of Alex Kovalev and Ottawa is missing some big guns.
Of course, no number of injuries or lackluster play can undermine the porous goaltending efforts by Marc-Andre Fleury on Wednesday night. I'm confident (probably more confident than others) that tonight he shows off some Stanley Cup Finals-esque goaltending skills.
So again, we continue on:
Give me the first Penguins goal scorer
Give me the final score (include which team will win)
I know I didn't mention naming the winning team the last time around in Game 1, but since you all did it anyway it might as well be an addendum to this game that may or may not include a prize of sorts at the end. There's a good chance I'll consider emptying out the Pensburgh prize closet, whereby "prize closet" I actually mean a box next to my closet. No prizes awarded until after the first round.
Puck and thread at 7:00.