Zetterberg tops the list of Elite performers in game 1


Game 1 Top Performers 1. DET Henrik Zetterberg, C, – Matching up against Sidney Crosby, Henrik Zetterberg was able to neutralize Crosby and slow down the games top player. Zetterberg had an assist in the game and was 75% on draws, winning 15 of 20. Zetterberg’s dominance in the face-off circle led to Johan Franzen’s game winning goal as Zetterberg beat Sidney Crosby on a face-off in the offensive zone. Crosby was 30% on draws and Jordan Staal was 31.6% in the face off in the face-off circle. An area where the Penguins must improve in game 2. 2. DET Chris Osgood, G, – Chris Osgood made 31 saves and made key stops at key moments. Pittsburg had a number of prime scoring chances, including an Evgeni Malkin breakaway. Pittsburgh was not able to solve Osgood. 3. DET Darren Helm, C, – The speedy forward did not make it onRead More »