1. As we told you yesterday, this series is all about Sid vs. Ovi and... one moment... we're getting word that this series is in fact not about Sid vs. Ovi, but about the teams for which they play:
Ovechkin: "It’s all about Caps and Penguins." Kuznetsov: "It’s Pittsburgh against Washington." This should be a drinking game.— Stephen Whyno (@SWhyno) April 26, 2016
#Pens Coach Sullivan: All due respect to the great players and storylines, but this series is about 2 great teams playing each other -SK— Pens Inside Scoop (@PensInsideScoop) April 26, 2016
More on this developing story as events warrant.
2. The schedule for the series finally dropped and... no one's complaining about it? That can't be right.
3. Picks are starting to roll in and, well, USA Today isn't even a real newspaper anyway:
Wow. Closer to even than I thought. And only two think it's going less than 7. pic.twitter.com/7br27XZE2s— RM Cooper (@RFCapsMoustache) April 27, 2016