The Pittsburgh Penguins celebrate in the second period against the Ottawa Senators in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals at Consol Energy Center on May 17, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)
The Senators were hungry to tie up the series against the Penguins in
Game 2 and hockey fans were tweeting along with the action. Ottawa put up a
valiant effort but ultimately fell 4-3 to Pittsburgh. Here are some
of the best tweets from Friday night's matchup.
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