Sidney Crosby (87) of the Pittsburgh Penguins and Zdeno Chara (33) of the Boston Bruins exchange words near the end of the second period of Game 1 at the Consol Energy Center on Saturday in Pittsburgh. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
We knew we were in for an intense night as the battle for Eastern Conference supremacy began between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Boston Bruins. There were many surprises along the way and hockey fans were tweeting along with us.
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