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Pittsburgh Penguins-Washington Capitals: Pens Advance to Conference Finals

Published by on May 14, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NHL

In the playoffs, hockey becomes a game of inches.  In Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Washington Capitals, the Penguins won by a yard.

Marc-Andre Fleury

Fleury faced 21 shots and stopped 19.  The difference in this game was Fleury's huge saves on Ovechkin in the first period.  

About three minutes into the game, Ovechkin is sprung loose with an excellent outlet pass.  Ovie streaks toward the goal, blowing past the Penguins defense, and is robbed by Fleury.

Not long after his first chance, Fleury makes another key save on an Ovechkin shot.  AO ripped a wicked wrister from the left circle, intended for the corner a...

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