The Pittsburgh Penguins were set to faceoff against the Philadelphia Flyers for the fifth meeting between these teams this season and the fifth in the history of the Consol Energy Center.
|"With @laurenlacey2 at her first hockey game! GO PENS!!!" --@laurrdunn |
It was Steve Sullivan
with an assist from Sidney Crosby
who started the day off early with a goal just over a minute into the first. Shortly after, James Neal
's 39th of the season made it a 2-0 game. Support for the offensive opening was a team effort:
"@Sullivan26 is a man on a mission, really bringing his A game! #pens" --@DemiPit4Life
just kicked a field goal.. #PENS" --@MStiffler_
. WHAT A PLAY." --@Dhruv1998
"Super Duper with 14-game point streak now! #Pens #Dupuis" --@machdogg
"The real deal James Neal
! More points for Malkin! #malkinformvp #LetsGoPens" --@Teresa_Haley
"What a pass from Evgeni Malkin
to The Real Deal James Neal
2-0 #Pens" --@ZachMusilli
"The #Pens pounding shots all over! On the net and on the other team! Keep up the pressure #Pens!" --@Charnuby
Kris Letang returned to the lineup from injury today, and from the moment he stepped on the ice fans started talking:
|"Sid during pregame skate. #Pens" --@jenny1027 |
"Getting Tanger back for the final week of the regular season is so huge #pens" --@jamesbird
"Has Letang came off the ice at all in this period? What a beast. #Pens" --@brendanLOKES
"What a difference letang makes. #pens" --@Maleah87
"Letang is a +2 already" --@burnthelamb
"Its always dangerous when letang crosby and malkin are on the ice at the same time" --@bellaisabellax This Tweet of the Game covers all the bases (Penguins style):
| ||"Let's go Pens!!! #Sully #realdealJamesNeal #Geno #SidtheKid #Kuny #Staalsy #SuperDuper #Tanger #Brooksy #Sully" |
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|"At @PittsburghPenguins game! Let's Go Pens!" --@Wright81 |
In the opening of the second period, The Philadelphia Flyers tied the game at two a piece. It all came down to the third period to decide the victor.
Despite Steve Sullivan
's second of the game, the Penguins fall to the Flyers 6-4. These two teams meet again Saturday at 4p.m.
"THATS why i love hockey!!! Enjoy it today Philly...but we'll be going right through you to the cup!!! #LetsGoPens @pghpenguins" --@Daniel_Liebman
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