It’s Game 7 for Pens-Sens; Bucs rally to win in 10th; Williams ready to start

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My column centers on the message Mike Sullivan is making his mantra if the Penguins want to repeat as Stanley Cup champions.

Murray makes save on Zack Smith G6

Penguins goalie Matt Murray stops Zack Smith’s shot in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final

In the Chipped Ice A.M. edition, the Game 7 spotlight is on goalies Craig Anderson and Matt Murray, writes Jonathan Bombulie.

Game 7 scenarios are nothing new for the Penguins, writes Jonathan Bombulie.

Penguins after losing G7 to NYR 2014

The Penguins are 3-7 on home ice in Game 7s, including a 2014 loss to the New York Rangers

Looking back: History is not on the Penguins’ side in Game 7, writes Bombulie.

THREE PERIODS: A look at Game 7 of Penguins-Senators series, by Bill West.

Crosby gets eye gouged by Methot

Penguins captain Sidney Crosby gets an eye gouge from the Senators’ Marc Methot

Sullivan: Penguins captain Sidney Crosby handled Game 6 abuse well, writes Bombulie.

Matt Cullen among the Penguins veterans focused on the Stanley Cup, not upcoming contract talks, writes West.

Patric Hornqvist G1 v Sens

Penguins winger Patric Hornqvist has been out since Game 1 with an upper-body injury

In the Penguins notebook, Sullivan says there’s a ‘reasonable chance’ Justin Schultz and Patric Hornqvist could return for Game 7, writes Bill West and Jonathan Bombulie.

ON THE DIAMOND

Pirates hit back-to-back-to-back homers in 10th to rally for win, writes Rob Biertempfel.

In the Pirates notebook, a slumping Andrew McCutchen doesn’t start against the Braves, writes Biertempfel.

ON THE SOUTH SIDE

Vince Williams at OTAs

Vince Williams is ready to replace Lawrence Timmons, who started 101 consecutive games at inside linebacker

Steelers linebacker Vince Williams ‘humbled’ by the chance to replace Lawrence Timmons, writes Joe Rutter.

Now healthy, Senquez Golson hopes to make a dent in the Steelers’ crowded secondary, writes Chris Adamski.

Antonio Brown celebrates TD w Bell

Antonio Brown is pumped for new touchdown celebrations with Steelers teammates, writes Rutter.