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Penguins lethal in series clinchers on road

From the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review’s Kevin Gorman:

When it comes to closing out a playoff series with Dan Bylsma behind the bench, the Penguins have the Montreal Canadiens right where they want them in their Eastern Conference semifinal.  That would be on home ice.

The Penguins have won five playoff series under Bylsma, all by clinching on the road — at Philadelphia, Washington, Carolina and Detroit last year and Ottawa this spring - and he hopes to keep it that way.

Owning a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series, the defending Stanley Cup champions can advance to a third consecutive conference final with a Game 6 victory over the Canadiens at 7 p.m. Monday at Montreal’s Bell Centre.

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Comments

Moq's avatar

Well, let’s get this baby clinched and cheeks unclenched.

Posted by Moq from Denmark on 05/10/10 at 11:58 AM ET

Flashtastick56's avatar

Yeah…let’s hope this trend continues.

Posted by Flashtastick56 from Meriden, CT on 05/10/10 at 11:59 AM ET

DigitalGypsy66's avatar

Game sevens are bad for me.  Let’s get it done tonight.

Posted by DigitalGypsy66 on 05/10/10 at 12:18 PM ET

Lindas1st's avatar

Wrap it up.

Posted by Lindas1st from New England on 05/10/10 at 02:42 PM ET

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