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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Devils
PostPosted: Thu Mar 29, 2018 8:14 pm 
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Awesome forecheck, awesome pass, awesome goal. Well done.


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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Devils
PostPosted: Thu Mar 29, 2018 8:16 pm 
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Kris wired that one.
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Bottom six is getting it done the last 20 minutes.

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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Devils
PostPosted: Thu Mar 29, 2018 8:21 pm 
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Sheehan is working his tookus off


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Jesus Christ Jooris, clear the goddamn puck. That was pathetic.


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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Devils
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Jesus Christ Jooris, clear the goddamn puck. That was pathetic.


That's really been one of the biggest problems of the PK during this slump. Soooo many weak clearing attempts that get held in.


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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Devils
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Playoff type game here


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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Devils
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Standings get real tight with a loss.

A first round with the Lightning would suck.


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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Devils
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JJT wrote:
Standings get real tight with a loss.

A first round with the Lightning would suck.


Tighter than a Capitals players' asshole in a playoff game.


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Never piss off Sidney Crosby.


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Wow!


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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Devils
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Louis Lipps Service wrote:
JJT wrote:
Standings get real tight with a loss.

A first round with the Lightning would suck.


Tighter than a Capitals players' asshole in a playoff game.


Haha


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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Devils
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Louis Lipps Service wrote:
Never piss off Sidney Crosby.

Just an amazing, amazing talent...

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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Devils
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So rad he did that after the cheap shot from Zajack.

That win will make this steak taste extra good. Cheers, boys.


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HUGE fuckin' win!! Fuck you, Devils!!!


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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Devils
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The Pens have got to roll that third line until it can't roll no more. Difference in the game, I thought. Like, I think Broussard has played really well the past few games, but Sheehan has been terrific as the 3rd line center, and it was a big boost tonight.

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bradshaw2ben wrote:
The Sheary-Sheehan-Hornqvist line is going to be excellent tonight. I like the sound of that a lot.

Great call!!!!!

This game gave me a lot of hope. I thought they played much better defense as a team and the forechecking was playoff good.

I would like to test Brassard as a wing too.


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bradshaw2ben wrote:
The Pens have got to roll that third line until it can't roll no more. Difference in the game, I thought. Like, I think Broussard has played really well the past few games, but Sheehan has been terrific as the 3rd line center, and it was a big boost tonight.

Agree- he is like another guy when he Centers that 3rd line. I would like to test Brassard on a Wing -


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I know it's gonna sound ridiculous, but something like Broussard as a 4th line C with Simon and ZAR would be pretty freaking good.

Kuhnackl... just... wow. Not good. Carter Rowney and ZAR, even. I think that could work, offensively and defensively.

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Suwanee88 wrote:
bradshaw2ben wrote:
The Pens have got to roll that third line until it can't roll no more. Difference in the game, I thought. Like, I think Broussard has played really well the past few games, but Sheehan has been terrific as the 3rd line center, and it was a big boost tonight.

Agree- he is like another guy when he Centers that 3rd line. I would like to test Brassard on a Wing -


Well no surprise YOU look better when you have decent guys around you.
Stick Brassard as the 4C and he's gonna look not great.

4th line is a major problem...they got hemmed in a number of times.


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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Devils
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bradshaw2ben wrote:
I know it's gonna sound ridiculous, but something like Broussard as a 4th line C with Simon and ZAR would be pretty freaking good.

Kuhnackl... just... wow. Not good. Carter Rowney and ZAR, even. I think that could work, offensively and defensively.



Sullivan and his pets.

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bradshaw2ben wrote:
The Pens have got to roll that third line until it can't roll no more. Difference in the game, I thought. Like, I think Broussard has played really well the past few games, but Sheehan has been terrific as the 3rd line center, and it was a big boost tonight.

Agree- he is like another guy when he Centers that 3rd line. I would like to test Brassard on a Wing -


Well no surprise YOU look better when you have decent guys around you.
Stick Brassard as the 4C and he's gonna look not great.

4th line is a major problem...they got hemmed in a number of times.


They did get hemmed in especially towards the end of the second period after the Pens started to take over. But they also had some good offensive zone presence.

I think a juggling of lines is needed. Swap Rust and Hagelin for a try. Give Sid another speedy winger.

This might sound crazy but I would like to see a line with Malkin and Brassard. Move Malkin to winger for a few shifts and see what you get.

Anyway, a big win last night.
And they came out to play and they played smart, the wingers were better at supporting the D men and the effort was very good.

And Taylor Hall is the best cherry picker in the league.

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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Devils
PostPosted: Fri Mar 30, 2018 11:16 am 
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While I agree with all of that, fractal, I think Broussard would slow down Geno's roll. Broussard is very methodical, which isn't a bad thing but Geno needs to touch the puck from the center position.

I mean, I wonder why not put three good defensive players on line 4 who are actually good offensively? As you said, Kuhnackl for life, but he's even a problem defensively now. Maybe he needs a little break and would be better after that, because I don't remember him being this bad before.

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bradshaw2ben wrote:
While I agree with all of that, fractal, I think Broussard would slow down Geno's roll. Broussard is very methodical, which isn't a bad thing but Geno needs to touch the puck from the center position.

I mean, I wonder why not put three good defensive players on line 4 who are actually good offensively? As you said, Kuhnackl for life, but he's even a problem defensively now. Maybe he needs a little break and would be better after that, because I don't remember him being this bad before.


I see Geno as a rhythm, timing, "feel" kind of guy and I think he gets out of sync easily with or without changing line mates. But.....when he's in a zone, look out!


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