Home ice advantage has meant everything in this Stanley Cup Final, the Penguins capturing the first two games in the friendly confines of PPG Paints Arena and the Predators holding serve with a pair of wins at a raucous Bridgestone Arena. Nashville won its two at home by a combined 9-2. However, Gaudreau scored his second straight game-winning goal - and third goal of the Final - on Monday to pace the Predators to a 4-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 4.
"It's about time", he said. Pittsburgh added three more tallies in the second stanza, and a third period that included some snarl and frustration concluded a game that didn't play out in Nashville's favor.
Pittsburgh star Sidney Crosby scored his first goal in the series after not getting a shot on goal in Game 3. When limited to one goal during the 2016 postseason, they won the following game. The Predators' fan base, which chanted, "It's all your fault", after every goal the Penguins allowed, even the empty-net goal in Game 4, beg to differ. "It's not an injury where they tell you, 'You're done, here's your timeline, you're done for a month.' It's been about feeling good to where I can help the team as opposed to hurting the team".
Where do you want to start? He posted a.920 save percentage in that series and a.923 save percentage in 21 playoff games last season.
Murray had never dropped back-to-back playoff games before taking the loss in Game 4. Hockey analysts will try to pinpoint reasons why the Penguins are losing but at the end of the day, maybe Pittsburgh is simply out of gas. "But now it's time".
The coach also noted that center Nick Bonino will be a game-time decision for Thursday's contest.
Malkin finished with two shots as the Penguins ended up being outscored 9-2 in Nashville. "I had how many chances, just myself". Based on his comments over the past two days, it wouldn't come as a surprise to see him get back on the score sheet in Game 5. He has only four shots in the series, including a shot-less Game 3. "I know it's a nasty hole to be in".
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Malkin has the most points in the playoffs with 26 and Crosby is second with 24. I felt good enough to play, and I was happy with how my body held up last season. The Predators goalie made several big saves against the Penguins, one of which will be shown on highlight reels for years to come. It was hard to establish much pressure because Subban and Ekholm got the puck up and out of the zone with such ease. Still, it lessens the overall depth of the Pittsburgh lineup and allows the Preds two clean matchups - with Josi and Ellis guarding Crosby, who was a force in Game 4. "This is a team that Games 1 and 2, there were a few minutes where we liked our game for some of it, then other parts of it, they took over".
"They're obviously very good when they have the puck", Sullivan said. As it is they're probably not going to live this down for quite some time. "We have no home ice in this series, so we have to go in and steal one at some point".
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