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Shots on Goal: Conference Semis Preview, Part 1

Peter Maingot

Peter Maingot

Peter has been covering fantasy sports for Rotowire for over 10 years. He's covered hockey, football and basketball over the past decade but now focuses strictly on the frozen game. From the Great White North, Peter is a strong proponent of physical, up tempo hockey.

Conference Semi-Finals Preview: Part 1

Playoff success usually comes down to goaltending, physical play and special teams prowess. Those are the main criteria we'll touch on in this conference semi-final preview.

Pittsburgh - Ottawa:

The Penguins won all three regular season games against the Senators, including two in Ottawa. Will Tomas Vokoun continue in net? It sure looks that way after winning both Game 5 and Game 6 against the Islanders. Vokoun stopped 34 of 35 shots and won in his only start vs. Ottawa this season. Lifetime he's just 6-12 vs. Ottawa but in 17 of the 18 starts he didn't have a lineup in front of him like the current edition of the Penguins. Speaking of goalies, Craig Andersen was 0-2-1 vs. Pittsburgh this season with a 2.61 GAA and a .909 SV %. Lifetime he's 4-4-1-1 with a 2.48 GAA and a .919 SV %.

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