Penguins lose grip on wild-card playoff spot in 5-1 defeat

The Pittsburgh Penguins still have a chance to qualify for the Stanley Cup playoffs.

All things considered, not really a bad one, either.

But even if they get in — and they are now one point behind Florida, which holds the second wild-card spot in the Eastern Conference — there’s not much reason to think they’ll hang around for long.

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