Look where Evgeni Malkin is in the points race:
Here's where the Penguins are in the Eastern Conference standings:
Actually would rather take the 4-5 game over the 2-7. Any leafs series would be fixed.
Here's where James Neal sits in the Richard chase:
Some other stuff.
- The Pens PP has snuck its way up to 8th in the NHL.
- Their PK unit is 4th-best in the NHL.
- MAF's 2.29 GAA is obliterating his career average of 2.70.
- MAF's save percentage of .916 is up; his career % is .909.