Photo: Gregory Shamus
Former Capitals Eric Fehr and Steve Oleksy have just punched their ticket to the Stanley Cup Finals. They will play Joel Ward’s San Jose Sharks.
Their new team, the Pittsburgh Penguins, became Eastern Conference Champions Thursday after defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 at CONSOL Energy Center. Bryan Rust scored both goals, including the game winner.
Fehr scored two goals during the postseason for the Penguins. This will be his first trip to the Stanley Cup Finals.
Oleksy, who was called up from the WBS Penguins after their Round Two loss to the Hershey Bears, was a healthy scratch. He was seen on TV high-fiving assistant coach Rick Tocchet during the post-game celebration.
RMNB’s Chris Gordon also found him near the press box during the second intermission.
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The Penguins will host Game One Monday in Pittsburgh.
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