NHL: Eastern Conference Playoff Picture, Scenarios

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Mar 29, 2015; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) waits to take a face-off against the San Jose Sharks during the first period at the CONSOL Energy Center. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Pittsburgh Penguins

  • Rangers went 3-0 against the Penguins this season.
  • If the Penguins pick up four-points or three-points and two victories over their final two-games, then the Rangers will not see them.
  • Playing Buffalo on Saturday, one would think two-points are guaranteed.

These Pittsburgh Penguins are not the same championship squad we saw years ago.

Last year proved it.

Having the Rangers on the brink of elimination, Sidney Crosby and company couldn’t seal the deal. The news surrounding Marty St. Louis’ mother galvanized the once “dead in the water” club.

Pittsburgh represents a team right now that Rangerstown welcomes into Madison Square Garden with no fear.

the Penguins have been fading fast. With a 3-5-2 record over their last 10 games, perhaps no team this side of the Islanders are playing worse. Evgeni Malkin has sever injury concerns and the play of Marc-Andre Fluery in past postseasons is laughable.

Many Rangers fans feel that only Crosby represents anything that would scare them coming out of Pittsburgh.

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