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.
|Boston||Tale of the Tape||Pittsburgh|
|Tyler Seguin/Zdeno Chara (3 points)||Top Scorers||Chris 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)|