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 Post subject: Pens vs Stars 3-11-18
PostPosted: Sun Mar 11, 2018 5:00 pm 
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Looks like DeSmith in net.

Sullivan complained that the Pens weren't hard enough to play against last night.

Before the last two games the Pens weren't getting PP opportunity. Well they blew the first three against Philly before breaking through and last night the PP was terrible.


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Jake Guentzel -- Sidney Crosby -- Conor Sheary

Carl Hagelin -- Evgeni Malkin -- Patric Hornqvist

Riley Sheahan -- Derick Brassard -- Phil Kessel

Tom Kuhnhackl -- Josh Jooris -- Carter Rowney

Brian Dumoulin -- Kris Letang

Jamie Oleksiak -- Justin Schultz

Olli Maatta -- Chad Ruhwedel

Casey DeSmith

Tristan Jarry

Scratched: Matt Hunwick

Injured: Matt Murray (concussion), Zach Aston-Reese (upper body), Bryan Rust (concussion), Dominik Simon (lower body)

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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Stars 3-11-18
PostPosted: Sun Mar 11, 2018 6:55 pm 
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I agreed with the commentary during the game last night: Broussard has been playing single-wing hockey for so long in Ottawa that he's forgotten how to play balls out. He's like a step behind on both offense and defense. He's also getting killed in the faceoff circle-- they should let Sheahan take every one.

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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Stars 3-11-18
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At park with daughter...how did Horny score?


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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Stars 3-11-18
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At park with daughter...how did Horny score?


One timer from the slot on the PP on a feed from Malkin.


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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Stars 3-11-18
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Oleksiak with the last second(s) goal to put em' up 2-0

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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Stars 3-11-18
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Louis Lipps Service wrote:
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At park with daughter...how did Horny score?


One timer from the slot on the PP on a feed from Malkin.


Horny ripped it but I want to go back and watch it again to see if it went off a Dallas stick. Nonetheless it was a nice quick play after Crosby gathered it and broke free to feed Malkin who deftly slid it over to Horny.

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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Stars 3-11-18
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I know the consensus is that Letang is playing better but he has three horrid TO's in that period. Two of them he just blindly tossed up ice deep in his own end. One almost cost the Birdies.

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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Stars 3-11-18
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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Stars 3-11-18
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Doesn’t Malkin have to be completely over the blue line?


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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Stars 3-11-18
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Between that call and Dumo’s no goal last night I’m starting to wonder about NHL officiating.


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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Stars 3-11-18
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Between that call and Dumo’s no goal last night I’m starting to wonder about NHL officiating.


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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Stars 3-11-18
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nice to get the win.. more bs from officials.


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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Stars 3-11-18
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I don’t know what you’re all complaining about.

There is no question this is offside. It’s almost a carbon copy of the offside that was called in the ECF game 6 against Tampa in our favor two years ago.

Since Malkin’s left skate is off the ice in the neutral zone, for all intents and purposes, he IS all the way in the attack zone. And the puck is still on the line

Classic offside.

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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Stars 3-11-18
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That’s not offsides in my beer league.


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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Stars 3-11-18
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Orangesteel wrote:
That’s not offsides in my beer league.


My guess is you’d never know this happened in your beer league.

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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Stars 3-11-18
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Jeemie wrote:
Orangesteel wrote:
That’s not offsides in my beer league.


My guess is you’d never know this happened in your beer league.


Not to mention most puck leagues don't even have offsides....


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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Stars 3-11-18
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That overturn was just another example where replay adheres to the letter of the rule but completely fucking violates the spirit of the rule. Replay is ruining sports. I much prefer the way the games used to be when we just had to live with some occasional human error from officials.

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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Stars 3-11-18
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I don't get all the hand wringing over the off sides.
The Pens just shut down a very skilled team and held them to one goal. Our back up back up tender played very well and the Pens came away with 2 valuable points.

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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Stars 3-11-18
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That overturn was just another example where replay adheres to the letter of the rule but completely fucking violates the spirit of the rule. Replay is ruining sports. I much prefer the way the games used to be when we just had to live with some occasional human error from officials.

Well said...I could not agree more!

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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Stars 3-11-18
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SteelPro wrote:
That overturn was just another example where replay adheres to the letter of the rule but completely fucking violates the spirit of the rule. Replay is ruining sports. I much prefer the way the games used to be when we just had to live with some occasional human error from officials.


Quite possible that without replay overturning a carbon copy of that call the Penguins are not back-to-back Stanley Cup champions. Should Drouin’s goal have counted in ECF Game 6 in 2016? Tampa gets a 1-0 lead- quite possibly that game unfolds differently and it’s Lightning winning in six.

Hockey replay is just fine. It’s not like they spend 25 minutes splitting hairs.

Limited places they can use it and 99% of the time, IMO, they get it right.

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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Stars 3-11-18
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fractalsteel wrote:
I don't get all the hand wringing over the off sides.
The Pens just shut down a very skilled team and held them to one goal. Our back up back up tender played very well and the Pens came away with 2 valuable points.


New to the gameday threads?

If folks didn't have something to bitch about, then they wouldn't even know what to say.

The Pens could be skating the stanley cup around the rink immediately after winning it and some of the pissy-pants posters here would be bitching about what order with which the players got to carry the cup.


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