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Pens Points: Let's Finish This

Special teams were a high point for Pittsburgh's Game 5 win, the Pens know they can't let Ottawa linger around until Game 7, and the Penguins' defense is making a statement in the absence of Kris Letang. More on these topics, as well as more stories in today's Pens Points!

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

Tonight, the Pens and Sens will meet for Game 6 of the ECF. The Penguins can advance to the Stanley Cup Final for the 2nd year in a row with a win tonight. Check out Silver Seven for all Senators news before the game. Puck drop is set for 8:00!

The Pens are hoping they can finish off the Senators tonight instead of taking this series to its 7th and final game. [Penguins]

Special teams shined in Game 5. [Penguins]

No disciplinary action was given to Tommy Wingels for his late head shot on Scott Wilson. [Pensburgh]

With the absence of Kris Letang throughout these playoffs, the Penguins' current defense corps has had to log some extra minutes to eat up Letang's normal ice time. However, the Pens are redefining the concept of defense by committee. [NBC Sports]

PSA: Please don't take Crosby and Malkin's excellence for granted. [Sportsnet]

News and notes from around the NHL...

The Preds are going to their first Stanley Cup Final. [Recap]