The Pittsburgh Penguins and Ottawa Senators played Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals Tuesday May 23 in Ottawa. Matt Murray would start in goal for the Penguins. Craig Anderson would start in net for the Senators. Frank Corrado, Jean-Sebastien Dea, Cameron Gaunce, Patric Hornqvist, Tristan Jarry, Tom Kuhnhackl, Sean Maguire, Kevin Porter, Derrick Pouliot, Chad Ruhwedel, Justin Schultz, Tom Sestito, Conor Sheary, Dominik Simon, Daniel Sprong, Oskar Sundqvist, David Warsofsky, and Garrett Wilson would be the scratches for the Penguins. Mike Blunden, Mark Borowiecki, Alexandre Burrows, Christopher DiDomenico, Chris Driedger, Ryan Dzingel, Andreas Englund, Ben Harpur, Jyrki Jokipakka, Chris Kelly, Max McCormick, Chris Neil, Matthew O’Connor, Nick Paul, Phil Varone, and Tommy Wingels would be the scratches for the Senators.
Mark Stone would get called for cross checking at 11:28 of the first. Bobby Ryan would get called for Goaltender interference at 15:33. The Penguins would have 11 shots to the Senators 9 in the 1st.
Mike Hoffman and Evgeni Malkin would get called for roughing at 1:47 of the second. Evgeni Malkin would score at 4:51 to give the Penguins a 1-0 lead. Ian Cole and Scott Wilson would get the assists. Ron Hainsey would get called for holding at 11:45. Ian Cole would get called for high sticking at 12:21. Bobby Ryan would score on the powerplay at 13:15 to tie the game at 1. Kyle Turris and Erik Karlsson would get the assists Marc Methot would get called for holding at 15:04. The Penguins would have 23 shots to the Senators 10 in the 2nd.
Mike Hoffman would score at 1:34 of the third to give the Senators a 2-1 lead. Fredrik Claesson and Clarke MacArthur would get the assists. Erik Karlsson and Bryan Rust would get called for roughing at 11:15 The Penguins would get called for too many men on the ice at 15:55. Scott Wilson would serve the penalty. The Penguins would have 12 shots to the Senators 11 in the 3rd.
The Penguins would go 0 for 3 on the powerplay and kill 2 of 3 penalties. Matt Murray would make 28 saves on 30 shots. Evgeni Malkin would have 1 goal. Scott Wilson and Ian Cole would each have an assist. The series is tied at 3 games a piece and Game 7 will be on Thursday May 25 in Pittsburgh.