Panic! In Pittsburgh...
Trade Sidney Crosby? Some fans are blaming the series sweep on the Penguins center (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
By Sarah Kwak
In a shocking postseason twist, the prohibitive Stanley Cup favorite Pittsburgh Penguins were swept out of the Eastern Conference Finals on Friday night, dropping Game 4 to the Boston Bruins, 1-0. The Pens won 15 games in a row during the regular season and had a devastating offense that began to sputter as the playoffs progressed. The underdog Bruins shut them out twice and held them to an amazing total of two goals in the four games. As the final minutes of the finale in Boston wound down, the nervous internet chatter cranked up.
Here's a real-time look at some serious playoff panic.
In a shocking postseason twist, the prohibitive Cup favorite Penguins were swept out of the Eastern Conference Final Friday night, dropping Game 4 to Boston, 1-0. As the final minutes wound down, the nervous internet chatter cranked up. A real-time look at postseason panic.http://storify.com/SInow/panic-at-the-pittsburgh-1