This new "Game Prep" series is meant to provide readers with a quick, but useful guide to the upcoming Pens games.
We've organized some of the most popular info from around the web and added our own thoughts to get you up to dated quickly on the match-up at hand. So let's jump right in...
2016 PLAYOFFS ROUND 1, GAME #1: PENGUINS VS. RANGERS- APRIL 13, 2016
(Via Daily Faceoff- http://www2.dailyfaceoff.com/)
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- Can Fleury bounce back into superb form from a long stint out with injury? And who's his backup if he can't?
- Will the Pens new, young roster fill-ins be able to handle the pressure and pace of the playoffs and perform as well as the regular season?
- Can Crosby break free from NY's heavy coverage and remain as dominant in the post-season?
- Will the Pens defense be able to stick to "their game" of jumping up on offense heavily, while keeping their own zone secure enough to weather NY's onslaught?
- Can the Penguins stay in Henrik Lundqvists' head?
- Will the new additions: 62, 81, 13, 7, 6 be the post-season difference makers they were brought in to be?
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