Penguins to face Blue Jackets in Round 1

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The Pittsburgh Penguins will face the Columbus Blue Jackets in Round 1. Columbus defeated Florida, 3-2, to clinch the top wildcard spot in the Eastern Conference. The sense is that the Penguins will open up on Wednesday.
The Eastern Conference Playoff Field is now Set:
Boston vs Detroit
Pittsburgh vs Columbus
Montreal vs Tampa Bay
New York vs Philadelphia
PENGUINS – BLUE JACKETS BY THE NUMBERS
*The Penguins were 5-0 vs Columbus in the season series
*Pittsburgh outscored Columbus 16 to 7
*The Penguins went 13-14 (93%) on the penalty kill vs Columbus in the regular season
*Marc Andre Fleury went 3-0 with a 1.33 GAA and .963 save percentage vs Columbus this season
*Sergei Bobrovsky appeared in just one of the five games between the two teams.

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