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 Post subject: Pens vs Jackets 12-21-17
PostPosted: Thu Dec 21, 2017 2:51 pm 
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Hard to believe we are finally getting a shot at these asshats.

Horny is game time but says he will be ready.
Cole is the odd man out by looking at the lines below.

Bob has been terrible his last four starts. Probably shuts us out tonight.


Penguins projected lineup
Jake Guentzel -- Sidney Crosby -- Patric Hornqvist

Carl Hagelin -- Evgeni Malkin -- Phil Kessel

Conor Sheary -- Riley Sheahan -- Bryan Rust

Dominik Simon -- Carter Rowney -- Ryan Reaves

Brian Dumoulin -- Kris Letang

Chad Ruhwedel -- Olli Maatta

Matt Hunwick -- Jamie Oleksiak

Matt Murray

Tristan Jarry

Scratched: Ian Cole, Tom Kuhnhackl

Injured: Justin Schultz (lower body)

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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Jackets 12-21-17
PostPosted: Thu Dec 21, 2017 4:05 pm 
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Very very important game and on Saturday going into the mini holiday break. Columbus is a good team with a lot of scorers.


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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Jackets 12-21-17
PostPosted: Thu Dec 21, 2017 5:05 pm 
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Looks like we've got a run of divisional games going on...these are HUGE for the Pens to establish their footing.

Thank god Kuhn is out. I only wished Archi was the 13th F in case of injury.

No Dubinski which is a shame bc I wanted Reaves to pound the ever living fuck outta him

I think just removing Kuhn is going to do wonders for that 4th line...I'm excited about it


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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Jackets 12-21-17
PostPosted: Thu Dec 21, 2017 5:24 pm 
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Donnie Brasco wrote:
Looks like we've got a run of divisional games going on...these are HUGE for the Pens to establish their footing.

Thank god Kuhn is out. I only wished Archi was the 13th F in case of injury.

No Dubinski which is a shame bc I wanted Reaves to pound the ever living fuck outta him

I think just removing Kuhn is going to do wonders for that 4th line...I'm excited about it


I also like Simon on the fourth line. I know it is early but he seems to have offensive talent and that is in short abundance down there.

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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Jackets 12-21-17
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Orangesteel wrote:
Very very important game and on Saturday going into the mini holiday break. Columbus is a good team with a lot of scorers.

Must win in DEC? I think so-


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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Jackets 12-21-17
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Suwanee88 wrote:
Orangesteel wrote:
Very very important game and on Saturday going into the mini holiday break. Columbus is a good team with a lot of scorers.

Must win in DEC? I think so-


I just want a strong showing against a team we are likely to see if we make the dance.


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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Jackets 12-21-17
PostPosted: Thu Dec 21, 2017 7:35 pm 
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I'm the opposite. The worst the team does, the more changes will be made. Only way things will change.


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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Jackets 12-21-17
PostPosted: Thu Dec 21, 2017 8:50 pm 
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Thought it was a real good period. Just didn’t put the puck in the net despite plenty of chances to do so.

Stop me if you’ve heard that one before.


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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Jackets 12-21-17
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I get it Hacksaw, and I agree, but I’m more focused on the top 6 and the really lackluster play I’ve seen from most of them. Those are pieces not likely to be moved and I need to see if it’s fatigue or if we just don’t have the personnel this year.


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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Jackets 12-21-17
PostPosted: Thu Dec 21, 2017 9:04 pm 
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Best period of hockey in a while. Columbus is bumbling though.

#6 did alright. Showed some skill early and knocked a few guys down with ease. He moves pretty well for a big fucker.

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