Haggerty: Don't see Pens as physical in Game 2

Haggerty: Don't see Pens as physical in Game 2
June 2, 2013, 8:30 pm
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The Penguins tried to match the Bruins' physicality in Saturday's Game 1, but the Bruins came out as the tougher team on the scoreboard, beating the Penguins 3-0.

Matt Cooke hit Adam McQuaid hard into the boards and earned a game misconduct and Evgeni Malkin spent five minutes in the box for fighting Patrice Bergeron at the end of the second period. Sidney Crosby was also called for a slashing penalty late in the game.

"Emotions get going this time of year and those things happen," Shawn Thornton said.

Joe Haggerty said he doesn't think the Penguins will match that same physicality in Game 2 Monday night.

"I think they all understood that they got out of their comfort zone and did something completely opposite of what they're good at in Game 1," Haggerty said. "I think you're gonna see them focus on the power play on offense and the things they do well."

Haggerty also said the Penguins' physicality was "ridiculous" and "weak sauce." Check out what he and the Bruins players had to say after Game 1.