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Penguins nab home ice after Rangers’ 4-3 win in Philly

What seemed unfathomable not even two months ago is now a reality.  Not only did the Penguins make the playoffs when it was looking quite likely they may not, but now they’ve got home-ice advantage, for at least one round anyway.

The Rangers scored two third-period goals in Philly tonight for a 4-3 win over the Flyers, giving the Penguins home-ice advantage in their first-round playoff matchup against Philadelphia.

Give the Rangers a ton of credit, they had absolutely nothing to gain in today’s game.  But they played one helluva intense game, surely playing in Philly didn’t hurt that intensity.

The playoff schedules will be released tonight.

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Welcome to The Confluence, a Pittsburgh Penguins blog since 2006.

Originally at Blogspot, then at MVN, TheConfluence has over 1500 articles reporting Penguins news as well as jumping on my soapbox to opine constructive Penguins criticism.

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