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If the Pens win Game 5, do they thank Yanni?

It seems Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis is unhappy about his team playing on back-to-back nights in the NHL playoffs.
It is a shame that both teams will have to play back to back games ... because the Pittsburgh building - against NHL rules - booked a series of concerts and forced the league to alter the playoff schedule, Leonsis wrote on his blog.

That's too bad, Ted. It really is. You'll soon be up there in the upper echelon of crybabies of in sports.

It's unfortunate that three events over eight days at Mellon Arena forced the schedule change. One of those events happened to be a Yanni concert.

Hey, that's the breaks. Mellon Arena needs as many events scheduled there as possible. And just a couple months ago it looked like the Pens could miss the playoffs.

Now that they've evened the series, it looks as if things could turn in Game 5 tonight.

Just remember, all that momentum of winning Games 3 and 4 goes out of the window when they drop the puck.

If the Pens win, they'll be in control of the series.

And if that happens, Yanni should get a big thank-you gift.


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