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Penguins vs. Blue Jackets: Series highlights from the first round of the 2017 NHL Playoffs

| Friday, April 21, 2017, 7:45 a.m.
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The Penguins' Sidney Crosby celebrates his goal against the Blue Jackets in the first period Friday, April 14, 2017 at UPMC Rooney Sports Complex.
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Penguins right wing Bryan Rust (17) takes a shot on goal against the Blue Jackets in the second period of the second game of the first round on Friday April 14, 2017 at PPG Arena.
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Penguins right wing Tom Kuhnhackl (34) checks Blue Jackets defenseman Seth Jones (3) on the open ice in the third period of the second game of the first round on Friday April 14, 2017 at PPG Arena.
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Penguins center Nick Bonino (13) jumps to catch the puck in front of the goal against the Blue Jackets in the third period of game 5 in the first round of NHL playoffs at PPG Paints Arena on Thursday April 20, 2017.
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The Penguins' Jake Guentzel takes out the Blue Jackets' Oliver Bjorkstrand in the second period during game one in first round Stanley Cup action Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at
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The Blue Jackets' Scott Harrington checks the Penguins' Evgeni Malkin in the first period during game one in first round Stanley Cup action Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at
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The Penguins' Patric Hornqvist and the Blue Jackets' David Savard fight for the puck down the boards in the first period Thursday, April 20, 2017 at PPG Paints Arena.
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The Blue Jackets' Brandon Saad trips up the Penguins' Sidney Crosby in the first period during game one in first round Stanley Cup action Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at
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Penguins left wing Conor Sheary (43) fights to keep the puck during a check from Blue Jackets defenseman Kyle Quincey (26) in the second period of game 5 in the first round of NHL playoffs at PPG Paint Arena on Thursday April 20, 2017.
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The Penguins' Bryan Rust celebrates his second goal against the Blue Jackets with the bench in the second period Thursday, April 20, 2017 at PPG Paints Arena.
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Goalie Marc-Andre Fleury was spectacular for most of the Columbus series, but the Penguins must find ways to keep their next opponent from dominating the early minutes and taking some heat off Fleury.
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Penguins right wing Patric Hornqvist (72) is upended in front of the goal against the Blue Jackets in the third period of the second game of the first round on Friday April 14, 2017 at PPG Arena.
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Penguins defenseman Trevor Daley (6) checks Blue Jackets left wing Scott Hartnell (43) in the third period of the second game of the first round on Friday April 14, 2017 at PPG Arena.
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The Blue Jackets' Scott Harrington takes out the Penguins' Tom Kuhnhackl in the third period Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at PPG Paints Arena.
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Penguins goaltender Matt Murray makes a save on the Blue Jackets' Scott Hartnell in the second period Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at PPG Paints Arena.
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The Penguins' Sidney Crosby and Patric Hornqvist celebrate with Phil Kessel after Kesse's goal against the Blue Jackets in the first period Thursday, April 20, 2017 at PPG Paints Arena.
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The Penguins' Sidney Crosby beats Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky in the third period Thursday, April 20, 2017 at PPG Paints Arena.
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The Penguins' Nick Bonino and the Blue Jackets' Jack Johnson fight for the puck in the first period Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at PPG Paints Arena.
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury (29) catches an airborne puck in front of the goal against the Blue Jackets in the third period of game 5 in the first round of NHL playoffs at PPG Paints Arena on Thursday April 20, 2017.
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The Blue Jackets' Brandon Dubinsky celebrates his game tying goal agains the Penguins in the third period Sunday, April 16, 2017 at Nationwide Arena.
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury (29) shoves away Blue Jackets center Boone Jenner (38) in the second period of game 5 in the first round of NHL playoffs at PPG Paint Arena on Thursday April 20, 2017.
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The Penguins' Carter Rowney fights past the Blue Jackets' Gabriel Carlsson for the puck in the third period Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at Nationwide Arena.
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The Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury poke checks the puck away from the Blue Jackets' Markus Nutivaara in the first period Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at Nationwide Arena.
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The Penguins' Patric Hornqvist celebrates his goal against the Blue Jackets in the second period Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at PPG Paints Arena.
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Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky looks up after being beat by the Penguins Bryan Rust in the second period Sunday, April 16, 2017 at Nationwide Arena.

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