PITTSBURGH -- The New York Rangers and Pittsburgh Penguins begin their Eastern Conference First Round Series at Consol Energy Center on Wednesday (8 p.m. ET; USA, SN, TVA Sports 2, ROOT, MSG). Here are five keys for Game 1:
1. Fleury or Zatkoff: Penguins coach Mike Sullivan likely knows who Pittsburgh's starting goalie will be in Game 1, but he's not saying anything publicly other than "game-time decision." Defenseman Ben Lovejoy said the players also were instructed not to talk about the goaltending situation.