Sens get jump on Penguins in Game 1

Posted on April 14, 2010

Sens get jump on Penguins in Game 1 Led by an unlikely group of heroes, the Senators delivered a shocking blow to the defending-champion Pittsburgh Penguins Wednesday at Mellon Arena.

The line of Chris Kelly, Chris Neil and Jarkko Ruutu each scored a goal, combining for six points, while Erik Karlsson and Peter Regin had goals in their playoff debuts to give the Senators a 5-4 victory over Sidney Crosby and the Penguins in Game 1.

“That line, it seems whenever we need some momentum, whether it’s a hit, good defensive play, or tonight three goals, they seem to find a way to contribute,” said Senators coach Cory Clouston. 

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