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On location: Senators 2, Penguins 1, 2 OTs, Game 3

By Dejan Kovacevic | Trib Total Media

OTTAWA — Looking ahead to faceoff …

Game 3: Penguins vs. Ottawa Senators, Stanley Cup playoffs, second round

Series: Penguins, 2-0.

Time: 7:40 p.m.

Site: Scotiabank Place, Ottawa

TV, radio: NBC Sports Network, CBC (Canada), RDS (Quebec), WXDX-FM 105.9

Here is the official live box score.

Here is TribLIVE’s Penguins page. Rob Rossi, Josh Yohe and I are covering.

UPDATE 1:11 p.m.: Some notes from this morning’s skates … Joe Vitale won’t play tonight because he’s unavailable, Dan Bylsma announced, which was striking in and of itself. Bylsma wouldn’t say who will replace him, but Tanner Glass came off the ice with most of the regulars — for a change — and spoke as if he likely will play. … If Glass plays, let that strengthen the growing notion that Jussi Jokinen is hurt. Because he probably is. … Very strong indication that Mark Eaton will replace Deryk Engelland, as I’d expressed hope would happen in the Sunday column.

Some videos I took this morning, beginning with Bylsma …

And Tomas Vokoun, also discussing the crowd factor …

And Daniel Alfredsson, on why the Senators won’t quit …

I’ll be part of WPXI-TV’s pregame show tonight, live at 6:39 p.m.

Author: Dejan Kovacevic

Dejan Kovacevic, a lifelong Pittsburgher, is an award-winning sports columnist for Trib Total Media covering the Steelers, Penguins, Pirates, Pitt and, recently, his fourth Olympics in Sochi, Russia. He also appears on WPXI-TV's 'Subway Final Word’ and hosts a weekly show on TribLIVE Radio. For 2011, he was named one of the country's top four columnists by the AP Sports Editors. For 2012, he was named one of the country's top three columnists by the National Headliners. For 2013, he was named the state's top columnist by the Keystone Press Awards and top columnist in Western Pennsylvania by the Golden Quills.

 
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