NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs: 5/23/17

Image result for nhl playoffs 2017Tuesday’s Game:

Eastern Conference Finals

  • Pittsburgh Penguins 1 – Ottawa Senators 2   (Series tied 3-3)

Highlights:  Craig Anderson stopped 45 shots, Mike Hoffman scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period and the Senators beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 Tuesday night to force a decisive Game 7 in the Eastern Conference Finals. Hoffman fired a slap shot through traffic off a pass from Fredrik Claesson to put the Senators ahead at 1:34 of the third. Bobby Ryan also scored a rare power-play goal for Ottawa. Evgeni Malkin gave Pittsburgh, vying for its second straight trip to the Stanley Cup Final, the lead early in the second period and Matt Murray finished with 28 saves. Game 7 is Thursday night in Pittsburgh, with the winner advancing to face the Nashville Predators for the championship.

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