The Pens must win a best-of-three showdown with the Habs in order to advance to a third straight East finals. There's no better person to set the right tone for such a challenge than Pittsburgh coach Dan Bylsma.
Hope and change can come by finding common threads. In Rapid City, hockey has become such a thread. And one of the things that has brought more hockey to this community is a program called Goals & Dreams.
Every season, there are players who must prove their injuries have not robbed them of their careers. Two teammates, Patrice Bergeron and Manny Fernandez, continue to make their case this season in Boston.