When you don't finish, you can't expect to win. The Pens did everything except finish their chances against the Bolts, and it cost them the game. Make not doubt about it - Dwayne Roloson was sharp, but the Pens carried the play for almost the entire evening. We didn't even have the chance to be lulled to sleep by the 1-3-1, because it didn't make a significant appearance.
- They only allowed 17 shots.
- The play was mostly in the offensive zone.
- The results. You have to put the puck in the net, and you can't afford breakdowns in your own end.
- The PK allowing two goals was certainly a back-breaker.
- Steve MacIntyre dressed for this one. I know it was the Dad's trip, but for him to dress and only play 1:42 is hurting the team more than helping. Either give him a few more shifts or dress Richard Park.
What's their record now?
The Pens are 11-5-3.
Staying in Florida for Saturday night against the Panthers.