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Capitals-Penguins: Time To Pull Those Belts Up Tight One More Time!

Published by on April 29, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NHL

"We're playing Pittsburgh. Welcome to the circus."

Those were Bruce Boudreau's words to the media about playing Pittsburgh after the Capitals had defeated the New York Rangers 2-1 in game seven. And what a circus it will be.

High-Flying Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals against Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, and the Pittsburgh Penguins. Offense against offense, both have the ability to play strong defense.

The key to the series as in almost every NHL playoff series: Goaltending.

Rookie Simeon Varlamov, who went 4-2 with a 1.17 GAA and .952 save percentage, faces off against Marc-Andre Fleury (4-2, 2.39 GAA and .922 save percentage).

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