Sunday’s Best: Back in the driver’s seat


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Olli Maatta with the look of a back-to-back Pens Predictor winner. - MATT SUNDAY / DKPS

Monday after practice, our Stanley Cup playoff coverage quartet gets behind the driver's seat to revisit Ottawa for Game 6.

On Sunday, the Penguins jumped back into their own driver's seat, and Carter Rowney steered the way toward series control in the Penguins' 7-0 win over the Senators in Game 5.

As I mentioned in the previous installment, I had written this team off after a couple pretty lackluster performances, but the Stanley Cup champions looked today like the first legitimate threat to repeat as champs since the 1997 and 1998 Red Wings. Now, they take that driver's seat back on the road with us, and a chance to close out the Eastern Conference final in Game 6.

Seven to zero. That's a statement. Let's look back at it.

*-Disclaimer: There are a lot of celebrations:

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