Here are the morning papers for the Stanley Cup Finals which resume at 8pm EST on Saturday night...
Detroit Red Wings (1) versus Pittsburgh Penguins (2):
- While the Red Wings did lose last night, last night's game did bring some excitement to the Finals. Last night was Sidney Crosby's coming out party, writes George Sipple. Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press does not think the Penguins will win Game 4. Drew Sharp has a great article this morning that heaps praise on Ken Holland and Jim Devellano. Meanwhile, Johan Franzen looked like his old self last night.
- The Penguins played like they needed last night's game, writes Dave Molinari. In positive news for Penguins fans, Evgeni Malkin was a lot sharper last night. Sidney Crosby gave the NHL exactly what it wanted on Wednesday night. The Red Wings are most certainly mortal, opines Bob Smizik.
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