The Penguins Are A Long Ways From Their Regular Season Brilliance

NHL teams with 2-0 series leads win 88% of the timeWednesday night, the number 4 seeded Boston Bruins host the number 1 seeded Pittsburgh Penguins, in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The Bruins come home to Boston with a commanding 2-0 series lead, after a shocking 6-1 win in Game 2.

The Penguins, who had the second best record in the NHL and were the heavy favorites to win this series, took all three regular season contests versus the Bruins. In addition, the Pens led the league in goals scored during the 2012-2013 lockout-shortened campaign.

NHL teams that have jumped out to a 2-0 series lead, go on to win 88 percent of the time.