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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Flyers Game 3 game comments
PostPosted: Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:14 am 
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Crosby is on another planet right now.

Think a threepeat might mean something to him?

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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Flyers Game 3 game comments
PostPosted: Mon Apr 16, 2018 8:19 am 
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why we gotta wait till wed for game 4? no travel needed..dumb schedule


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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Flyers Game 3 game comments
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bam morris wrote:
why we gotta wait till wed for game 4? no travel needed..dumb schedule


There's a 76ers/Heat playoff game there today. Then I'm guessing it probably takes a full day or so to rebuild the rink and get the ice prepped.


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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Flyers Game 3 game comments
PostPosted: Mon Apr 16, 2018 10:11 am 
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Louis Lipps Service wrote:
bam morris wrote:
why we gotta wait till wed for game 4? no travel needed..dumb schedule


There's a 76ers/Heat playoff game there today. Then I'm guessing it probably takes a full day or so to rebuild the rink and get the ice prepped.


The Sixers had a game Saturday night and they turned it around to have ice for a Sunday afternoon game. The reason for these extra days is always TV scheduling. I'm not complaining. I think added rest days benefits a team pushing for a three peat.

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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Flyers Game 3 game comments
PostPosted: Mon Apr 16, 2018 10:26 am 
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I think that first 20 minutes yesterday day might have been Murray's best as a Penguin. If he is ordinary we might be looking in through a hole instead of having home ice. Half a dozen outstanding saves.

Crosby only has 2 points on the PP and the rest(5) have come on even ice which is impressive. I loved the play he made on the FO to tool Giroux that led to the goal by Dumolin.

Maata has been on both sides of good and bad play so far in this series. I think Philly is trying to exploit his lack of speed and it almost cost them when Nolan broke from him for the breakaway to start the game. On the other hand, he has been good in the offensive zone getting his shot through on several occasions.

Don't look now but the Caps are in trouble.

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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Flyers Game 3 game comments
PostPosted: Mon Apr 16, 2018 10:58 am 
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fractalsteel wrote:
I think that first 20 minutes yesterday day might have been Murray's best as a Penguin. If he is ordinary we might be looking in through a hole instead of having home ice. Half a dozen outstanding saves.

Crosby only has 2 points on the PP and the rest(5) have come on even ice which is impressive. I loved the play he made on the FO to tool Giroux that led to the goal by Dumolin.

Maata has been on both sides of good and bad play so far in this series. I think Philly is trying to exploit his lack of speed and it almost cost them when Nolan broke from him for the breakaway to start the game. On the other hand, he has been good in the offensive zone getting his shot through on several occasions.

Don't look now but the Caps are in trouble.


Trotz seems to have a knack for making the decisions that kill his team.

I get what Grubauer had been doing this season but Holtby has been a playoff beast any time he doesn't have to play the Penguins. Holtby needed to be the man for this series at least.

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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Flyers Game 3 game comments
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That stat showing that the Flyers have not scored in 2017-18 while Crosby is on the ice... crazy.

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Another crazy stat: 7 of Washington's last 8 First Round playoff games have gone into OT. 10 of their last 11 have been decided by 1 goal (the only 2 goal game featured an empty netter, which the Caps lost).

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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Flyers Game 3 game comments
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I’ve watched a ton of playoff hockey this past week (nothing better IMO) and here are some of Orange’s initial takes (just my opinion, of course):

1. Caps may be doomed. Blue Jackets have been down in both games and still came back to win. Those are big time emotional let downs and it’s gonna be tough for the Caps to win in Columbus. I’m not upset over this.

2. Vegas is goddamn impressive. MAF is playing WAAAAY better than he was even 2-3 years ago: they have so much speed and just work their asses off up and down the ice. And they are really motivated to keep the magic going. I think they are in a collision course with NASH in what will be an awesome series.

3. Not sure what to make of WPG or SJS at this point.

4. Tampa looks dangerous, but I’m anxious to see how they perform in Jersey. Stay tuned,

5. Id say Pens look like maybe the 3rd or 4th best team in the dance right now; maybe the 2nd if you give them the experience edge.

6. Top 5 goals thus far: 1) Forsberg’s magic; 2) Panarin’s OT winner; 3) Crosby mid-air swat; 4) James Neal’s 5-hole tally last night 5) Laine’s snipe in game 1.


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 Post subject: Re: Pens vs Flyers Game 3 game comments
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6. Top 5 goals thus far: 1) Forsberg’s magic; 2) Panarin’s OT winner; 3) Crosby mid-air swat; 4) James Neal’s 5-hole tally last night 5) Laine’s snipe in game 1.

I agree with everything else you just wrote... but no Malkin beating three guys and backhand? That might be the best one of the SCP so far.

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