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Penguins Coach Cites 'Shock, Disbelief'

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The Pittsburgh Penguins, considered one of the Stanley Cup favorites only a week ago, are on the verge of being swept in a playoff series for the first time in 33 years.

Given the opponent, the circumstances and the scores -- they've yielded eight goals in each of their last two losses -- the Penguins are having trouble finding the right words to explain what's happening to them against the cross-state Philadelphia Flyers.

But the message delivered Monday by Penguins coach Dan Bylsma summed up the feelings of a team that not only has lost three consecutive playoff games to a big rival, but also...

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