The Penguins left the ice with a 2-1 lead after a period that saw only seven play stoppages -- three for goals. The total clock time from puck drop to final siren was 27 minutes -- and that includes a three-minute video review, meaning the 20 minutes of playing time took just 24 minutes of real time.
I don't have a crystal ball. Predicting is a real complicated thing. If we stay healthy, have enough depth and get the good goaltending we think we're going to have, you can go all the way. But a lot of things have to happen. There's going to be a lot of teams that think the same thing. Everyone made deals. We're all are optimistic about where we'll end up.
— Rangers general manager Glen Sather after being asked if he's constructed a team that can win the Stanley Cup before their 4-1 win against the Predators on Monday