Tale of the Tape: Penguins vs. Bruins

Pittsburgh and Boston will meet in the Eastern Conference final for the first time since the Penguins swept the Bruins in 1992. Here's how the two teams measure up leading into their playoff matchup for 2013.

Pittsburgh swept all 3 regular-season games

Penguins captain Sidney Crosby, left, and Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask, right, will play big roles in determining the outcome of the Eastern Conference final. (Associated Press)

Pittsburgh and Boston will meet in the Eastern Conference final for the first time since the Penguins swept the Bruins in 1992. Both teams had relatively easy roads from their respective second-round series.

The Penguins beat the Ottawa Senators in five games, while Boston disposed of the New York Rangers in the same manner.

Pittsburgh swept the regular-season series with Boston (3-0-0).

Here's how the two teams measured up in the regular season, including stats of the three head-to-head games.

BostonTale of the TapePittsburgh
5Goals8
88Shots76
2-for-8Power Play2-for-13
Tyler Seguin/Zdeno Chara (3 points)Top ScorersChris Kunitz/Jussi Jokinen (3 points)
26th (14.8 per cent)Power-Play Ranking (overall)2nd (24.7 per cent)
4th (87.1 per cent)Penalty-Killing Ranking (overall)25th (79.6 per cent)
11th (131)Goals For (overall)1st (165)
3rd (109)Goals Against (overall)10th (119)