BREAKING NEWS: Janne and Connor James scored in a SO with the Hershey Bears and defeated them 4-3. Janne is a beast in shootouts.
While hanging on for dear life the Pens go down in defeat to the Devils 4-3 in OT.
The first period seen the Pens jump off to a 2-0 lead with Mad Max(6) and The Lip(19) scoring just 20 secs apart midway through the first. Devils Bobby Holik made it 2-1 Pens after 1. MAF was superb in the first as the Devils fired 19 shots.
The 2nd period saw the trap played to a "T" by both teams. no scoring Devils with 7 shots Pens had 6.
The 3rd started out well and even after Ugly(20) scored a gift of a goal, with the Pens up 3-1 the Devils kept coming and coming til with around 8 mons left Brendon the Shanny brought the Devils back to 3-2. The Pens were hanging on for dear life now, while being outshot 13-3 in the 3rd. Once again MAF was outstanding, til the 31 sec mark left in the 3rd when Langenbrunner buried a short cross ice pass.
OT showed more of the same with, while being outshot 4-0 it was Langenbrunner with the goal to win it for the Devils.
Though the Pens had a few chances and played a pretty good road game if it wasn't for MAF this game would have been out of hand early.
Oh well on to Toronto tomorrow....If you get a chance checkout the goal by the Lip, as nice as a backhand as you might ever see.