Let's call it, "Fabulous Friday!" And, you definitely need the exclamation point after five fantastic playoff games. I don't remember a more entertaining night of hockey. Here's a quick thought on each of the games.
1. If you still have any doubts about Sidney Crosby's game, please review last night's tape. He was simply magnificent in the Pens' series-tying 2-1 victory over the Senators in Game 2. After G Marc-Andre Fleury put his team in an early hole (just 18 seconds into the game) by allowing another bad goal, Crosby lifted the defending champs on his back.
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