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 Post subject: Pens vs Sens ECF Game 2
PostPosted: Mon May 15, 2017 1:19 pm 
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Bounce back night.

Daley is skating on his own so that means more of Hainsey. I know Maata catches a lot of flak here but he is much better than Hainsey IMO.

Hagelin is a game time decision. So the lines are going to be much what we saw last game.

Time for the PP to come through. Time to get in Anderson's face-crowd the net, make him uncomfortable.

MORNING SKATE REPORT:

*The Pens had an optional morning skate. Several players took the option to do off-ice work. They include Daley, Matt Cullen, Brian Dumoulin, Chris Kunitz, Carl Hagelin, Ron Hainsey, Evgeni Malkin, Patric Hornqvist, Phil Kessel, Sidney Crosby.

*Daley skated on his own prior to the morning skate.

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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Sens ECF Game 2
PostPosted: Mon May 15, 2017 1:32 pm 
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Had more than enough chances to win that last game, and just didn't capitalize.

Get up two goals early, force them out of that gawd-awful trap game, and beat their asses into oblivion.

LET'S GO PENS!


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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Sens ECF Game 2
PostPosted: Mon May 15, 2017 1:58 pm 
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Call me silly or whatever but I think Hainsey is better than Daley, so we're not missing much really. Daley's wheels have figuratively and literally fallen off- word is it's his knee

Doubt Hags comes back this series. His speed would be a godsend to break this trap

Score on the PP and we're ok.


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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Sens ECF Game 2
PostPosted: Mon May 15, 2017 2:37 pm 
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Maata is a little better than Hainsey for me but they both suck. Maata also has no slap shot. Why won't they give Streit a try?


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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Sens ECF Game 2
PostPosted: Mon May 15, 2017 3:38 pm 
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Suwanee88 wrote:
Maata is a little better than Hainsey for me but they both suck. Maata also has no slap shot. Why won't they give Streit a try?


Because Streit is a turnover machine once he's behind his own goalline. Remember Schultz last year during the playoffs? He was getting like 9 mins of ice time and absolutely sheltered minutes?

That's Streit- he's a trainwreck in his own zone


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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Sens ECF Game 2
PostPosted: Mon May 15, 2017 4:19 pm 
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They just need to play better defensive hockey. Shouldn't come down to man v man because we will get burned. I trust Sullivan to make adjustments (as it seems he always does), but the guys need to help out in our zone.

Our team speed is hurting. Watching Preds and Ducks last night, they just seem to be moving at a different clip. Guys like Sheary, Rust and Bonino need to keep those legs moving. If you are outskated in the playoffs you tend to lose.


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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Sens ECF Game 2
PostPosted: Mon May 15, 2017 4:40 pm 
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If Hainsey didn't play game 1, then we get shut out.

Hainsey made the goal happen with his aggressive play

I think he's solid - not the issue


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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Sens ECF Game 2
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Hainsey reminds me of Scuderi before we shipped his ass back to Los Angeles.


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PostPosted: Mon May 15, 2017 6:13 pm 
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They played down to their competition in game 1. Call it a hangover from the Craps series. The Pens are so much better than the Sens, and I think they come out appropriately prepared tonight. This is not a weak-minded team.

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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Sens ECF Game 2
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Hornqvist is now a game time decision as is Hagelin.

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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Sens ECF Game 2
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Tappen looking great in that purple top.


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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Sens ECF Game 2
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Orangesteel wrote:
Tappen looking great in that purple top.


Been saying that for a long time, Orange....she's way hot!!


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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Sens ECF Game 2
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I feel like there has been some enhancement on her end. Not that there is anything wrong with that.


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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Sens ECF Game 2
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Hornqvist out, Hagelin in


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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Sens ECF Game 2
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AF Stiller Fan wrote:
Hornqvist out, Hagelin in


Damn it.


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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Sens ECF Game 2
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Thank god Emerick isn't on the call tonight. Tired of it.


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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Sens ECF Game 2
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Orangesteel wrote:
I feel like there has been some enhancement on her end. Not that there is anything wrong with that.


She always had big ones....even when she was local here in Boston.


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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Sens ECF Game 2
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How can @NHLonNBCSports begin broadcast w 2 min on key players for Pens and not mention @evgenymalkin ? Seriously? #leadingplayoffscorer

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Crosby(I believe) hasn't scored a goal since the opener in DC. Sid is going to dump a few behind Anderson tonight.

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Does Pierre McGuire want to suck Erik Karlssen's dick? Jesus Christ dude relax


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Orangesteel wrote:
Does Pierre McGuire want to suck Erik Karlssen's dick? Jesus Christ dude relax



Hey, 20 bucks is 20 bucks!


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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Sens ECF Game 2
PostPosted: Mon May 15, 2017 8:29 pm 
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The mugging has been bad in the offensive zone. Last game everything was called early now they are letting it go.

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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Sens ECF Game 2
PostPosted: Mon May 15, 2017 8:37 pm 
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love keeping the shots on goal lead! but damn someone get a few in net! :? wheres your pens shirt ben?? your wife looks bored.


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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Sens ECF Game 2
PostPosted: Mon May 15, 2017 8:39 pm 
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Cullen that was dumb!


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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Sens ECF Game 2
PostPosted: Mon May 15, 2017 8:40 pm 
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Cullen you are smarter than that. That stick came close to riding up the face.

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