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Pens Points: Looking for a Different Result

The Penguins showed signs of confidence when trying to counter Ottawa's 1-3-1, Coach Sullivan is looking to fix the Penguins power play woes, and the Pens will be looking to generate more SOG for a Game 2 win. More on these topics, plus more stories in today's Pens Points.

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Here are your Pens Points for this Monday morning...

The Pens and Sens meet again later tonight for Game 2 of the ECF. The Penguins will be looking to avoid going down 2-0 in the series. For a refresher on how we got to this point, here is the recap for Game 1. [Recap] Puck drop is scheduled for 8:00!

Overall, the Penguins were satisfied with how they handled Ottawa's 1-3-1 scheme and will be looking to build on that for Game 2. [Post-Gazette]

Perhaps two of the most glaring trouble spots for the Pens comes from not executing enough on the power play, as well as not simplifying their game. Conveniently, HCMS is looking to iron out these issues. [Penguins]

If you want to simplify the Penguins' woes even further, you may think the lack of shots on goal is a nagging issue. Well, that's another aspect of their game that the Pens are looking to improve upon. [Trib Live]

News and notes from around the NHL...

The Ducks have evened out the WCF with a 5-3 win over Nashville. [Anaheim Calling]

Here is a proper eulogy for the Washington Capitals. [Puck Daddy]