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Kovacevic: Even facing elimination, precedent favors Penguins

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Jake Guentzel enjoys a loud laugh Saturday morning in Washington. - MATT SUNDAY / DKPS

The Penguins will beat the Capitals in Game 6.

They will also win Game 7.

I hate making predictions, as longtime readers will attest. They don't mean anything. None among us can forecast the future and, thus, predictions are pointless even when they're proven correct.

But I'm completely comfortable sharing opinions. And that's what those two sentences up there constitute. They're opinions, as with any that I'll offer in any form, based on much more than some random gut feeling. They're based on experience and evidence and, ideally, precedent.

So someone tell me, please, where's the precedent for Mike Sullivan's Penguins losing a Stanley Cup playoff series?

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