Eastern Conference Finals
- Pittsburgh Penguins 1 – Ottawa Senators 5 (OTT leads 2-1)
Highlights: Marc Methot, Derick Brassard and Zack Smith scored in a 2:18 span midway through the first period to chase goalie Marc-Andre Fleury and the Senators beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-1 on Wednesday night to take a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference finals. Hoffman opened the scoring 48 seconds in, and the Senators blew it open against the sluggish Penguins a few minutes later with the fastest three goals in team playoff history. Kyle Turris made it 5-0 late in the second period. Sidney Crosby ended Craig Anderson‘s shutout bid with a power-play goal in the third. Anderson finished with 25 saves. Fleury allowed four goals on nine shots, and Matthew Murray made 19 saves in relief. Game 4 is Friday night in Ottawa.