The Pittsburgh Penguins lost to the New York Rangers 4-3 in overtime Saturday night. However, as Dan Kingerski explains the Penguins may have lost the battle but they avoided the war. By gaining a point for making it to overtime, the Penguins avoided a Round One battle with the defending Stanley Cup champion and arch nemesis Washington Capitals.
Dan breaks down the Penguins game including the players who didn’t show well, which players did play well and the significance.
Read the postgame report card here.
The Penguins will begin the 2018-19 playoffs this week, though the date and time have not yet been announced. There are reportedly arena complications with the New York Islanders arena availability which could force the NHL into creative booking.