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NHL Conference Finals Set: UW’s Schultz Helps Penguins Advance

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(Washington, DC)  —  In hockey, Madison native Phil Kessel and former Badger Justin Schultz are playing for their second straight N-H-L Stanley Cup titles with Pittsburgh. Schultz had one assist Wednesday night, as the Penguins won at Washington 2-0 to win their second round Eastern Conference playoff series in seven games. Kessel did not figure in the scoring, but he has 13 points in 12 playoff games so far, including five goals. Schultz now has six assists and two goals in the postseason for Pittsburgh, which will host the Ottawa Senators Saturday night in Game One of the East Finals. Former Badger Kyle Turris has six points in the playoffs for the Senators, including three goals.

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