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Research team members test the auger drill used to create the wellhead through which the hot-water drill and sampling equipment will be deployed into Lake Ellsworth, in this undated handout photo released to the media on Tuesday. British researchers are preparing to drill 3 kilometers (2 miles) through ice in Antarctic to search for life in a lake that's been isolated from the outside world for hundreds of thousands of years.

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Beginning tonight, the Pittsburgh Penguins will take on the Columbus Blue Jackets in the first round of the NHL playoffs. So, who ya got? And in how many games?

Penguins, in five games or fewer. Too much firepower for the Blue Jackets, especially if Evgeni Malkin is ready to go.
Penguins, in six or seven games. It’s a pretty even matchup on defense, but Pittsburgh will grind it out.
Blue Jackets, in five games or fewer. Sergei Bobrovsky in goal for the Blue Jackets spells trouble for the Pens.
Blue Jackets, in six or seven games. Bobrovsky gives Columbus the edge, but it won’t be easy.
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