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Video: Pens, Sens trade shorthanded goals

May 23, 2013, 12:50 AM EDT

Ottawa forced Game 3 on Sunday to overtime on the strength of Daniel Alfredsson‘s shorthanded goal. The Senators ended up winning that contest in double overtime to reduce Pittsburgh’s series lead to 2-1.

Things obviously didn’t go nearly as well for them in Game 4, but the Senators looked good at first.

Mere minutes into tonight’s contest and down a man, Alfredsson fed the puck to Milan Michalek in the Senators’ zone. Michalek charged past the Penguins’ defenders and potted a shorthanded goal to give Ottawa a 1-0 lead:

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Pittsburgh fought back and had a 4-2 lead as they approached the midway point of the third. Ottawa was given a chance to cut the led in half after Penguins defenseman Matt Niskanen was charged for tripping.

Instead Pascal Dupuis managed to score a shorthanded goal and opened the floodgates. Sidney Crosby found the back of the net a mere 31 seconds later to chase Craig Anderson out of the contest.

You can see both of those goals below:

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Discuss: Penguins overwhelm Senators to take Game 4

Video: Sens coach won’t take questions, refers press to game sheet

  1. Stiller43 - May 23, 2013 at 1:09 AM

    “You can see both of those goals below:”

    Unless youre on the app.

  2. ucaneverscorenoughgoals - May 23, 2013 at 9:17 AM

    So light ’em up, up, up
    Light ’em up, up, up
    Light ’em up, up, up

  3. jpelle82 - May 23, 2013 at 9:52 AM

    dont know what anderson was doing on dupuis’ goal. pretty bad recovery after the wild poke check. i will admit i was worried after the pens gave up the 1st goal…not often you win a game where you give up a shorthanded goal.

  4. lostpuppysyndrome - May 23, 2013 at 12:53 PM

    I just click play so I can watch the ads. I can’t get enough of them.

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