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Penguins defeat Canadiens in Game 2 of Cup Qualifiers, even series

Murray makes 27 saves, Crosby scores again for Pittsburgh

by Wes Crosby / NHL.com Independent Correspondent

Crosby nets opening goal

MTL@PIT, Gm2: Crosby beats Price five-hole

SCQ, Gm2: Sidney Crosby takes a pass in the circle and sends a quick shot through the five-hole of Carey Price in the 1st period

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Matt Murray made 27 saves when the Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 in Game 2 to even the Stanley Cup Qualifiers series at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto on Monday.

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Canadiens defeat Penguins in OT, win Game 1 of Cup Qualifiers

Petry scores at 13:57 after each team misses penalty shot

by Wes Crosby / NHL.com Independent Correspondent

Petry's overtime winner

MTL@PIT, Gm1: Petry wins it for Canadiens in OT

SCQ, Gm1: Jeff Petry snags an errant pass in the slot and wires it by Matt Murray, helping the Canadiens win Game 1 in overtime

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Jeff Petry scored with 6:03 remaining in overtime to give the Montreal Canadiens a 3-2 win against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Qualifiers at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto on Saturday.

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3 Keys: Canadiens vs. Penguins, Game 1 of Cup Qualifiers

Montreal needs production from power play; Murray to start in goal for Pittsburgh

by Wes Crosby / NHL.com Independent Correspondent

No. 12 Canadiens vs. No. 5 Penguins 

8 p.m. ET; NBC, CBC, SN, TVAS 

The Pittsburgh Penguins and Montreal Canadiens open their best-of-5 Stanley Cup Qualifier series at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, the Eastern Conference hub city, on Saturday. 

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Stanley Cup Qualifiers preview: Penguins vs. Canadiens

Pittsburgh's experience, scoring prowess key against Montreal's goaltending

by Jon Lane @JonLaneNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

The Stanley Cup Qualifiers will use eight best-of-5 series and two four-team round-robins to determine the field and seeding for the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

NHL.com will preview every series and round-robin prior to the start of the Qualifiers on Saturday.

Today, the qualifier series between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Montreal Canadiens. 

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Penguins-Canadiens series debated by Armstrong, Carbonneau

Former Pittsburgh, Montreal forwards discuss goaltending, experience for Stanley Cup Qualifier

by Dave Stubbs @Dave_Stubbs / NHL.com Columnist

The Stanley Cup Qualifiers will use eight best-of-5 series and two four-team round-robins to determine the field and seeding for the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

NHL.com will preview every series with an alumni roundtable, featuring a former player from each team debating key points.

Today, former Montreal Canadiens forward Guy Carbonneau and former Pittsburgh Penguins (and Canadiens) forward Colby Armstrong take a look at the best-of-5 series between Pittsburgh and Montreal, to be played at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto beginning Saturday (8 p.m. ET; NBC, CBC, SN, TVAS).

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Price, Canadiens set to reside at Toronto hotel Plante scorned

Hall of Fame goalie refused to stay with teammates at current team's home for Qualifiers

by Dave Stubbs @Dave_Stubbs / NHL.com Columnist

Legendary Montreal Canadiens coach Toe Blake would envy Claude Julien, who will lead his team into their Stanley Cup Qualifier against the Pittsburgh Penguins beginning Saturday in Toronto.

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Crosby returns to practice with Penguins

Center hadn't skated with team since leaving scrimmage Saturday

by Wes Crosby / NHL.com Independent Correspondent

CRANBERRY, Pa. -- Sidney Crosby practiced with the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday, the first time he's skated with the team since Saturday.

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Price says he can't get Canadiens past Penguins alone in Cup Qualifier

Goalie feels they'll 'all need to play over our heads'

by Tracey Myers @Tramyers_NHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

Carey Price said it's going to take more than great play from him for the Montreal Canadiens to defeat the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Stanley Cup Qualifiers.

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Letang says Penguins defensemen among best he's played with

Entering Qualifiers looking to 'solidify what we've been able to accomplish in Pittsburgh'

by Wes Crosby / NHL.com Independent Correspondent

CRANBERRY, Pa. -- Kris Letang said the Pittsburgh Penguins defensemen are among the best he's played with in his 14 NHL seasons.

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Crosby likes being reunited with Guentzel on Penguins' top line

Played together during 2017 Stanley Cup win, likely to do so in Qualifiers

by Wes Crosby / NHL.com Independent Correspondent

CRANBERRY, Pa. -- Sidney Crosby said he enjoyed being reunited with Jake Guentzel when the Pittsburgh Penguins opened training camp in Phase 3 of the NHL Return to Play Plan on Monday. 

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