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Road is tough, but Penguins are not done

Updated: May 27, 2008, 5:18 PM ET
By John Buccigross | ESPN.com

The march of the Penguins has run into a wood chipper.

It would be more appropriate to call the Red Wings the Red Army. Expressionless, machinelike, almost joyless, Detroit is marching through the Stanley Cup finals the way the Soviet Union marched through the early portion of the 1980 Winter Olympics.

Coach Mike Babcock has at times borrowed Viktor Tikhonov's personality as well. If the Penguins are somehow able to win these finals, dubbing it "Miracle on Ice ...

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