Joe Morrow called up -- Now sent back down!

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Joe Morrow called up -- Now sent back down!

Postby Pitts on Sun Feb 10, 2013 10:53 am

What does it mean? No word of anyone being sent down in his place. Niskanen has been skating for a few days as well. Thoughts?
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Re: Joe Morrow called up

Postby SolidSnake on Sun Feb 10, 2013 10:54 am

Letang or Niskanen must be longer out the expected
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Re: Joe Morrow called up

Postby Pitts on Sun Feb 10, 2013 10:55 am

But, they have Letang's replacement already in Reese?
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Re: Joe Morrow called up

Postby columbia on Sun Feb 10, 2013 10:56 am

Hmmmmm.
Another injury concern perhaps?
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Re: Joe Morrow called up

Postby BurghersAndDogsSports on Sun Feb 10, 2013 10:59 am

I heard from a source that they are showcasing him for a Tangradi, Morrow, and a #1 for Iginla.


just kidding. I dont have a source. But I thought I would just get that in first.
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Re: Joe Morrow called up

Postby Pitts on Sun Feb 10, 2013 11:00 am

Well, looking over the roster, he makes the "seventh" defenseman for tonight's game. With Letang and Nisky both out, they had 6 healthy defenseman. Scratching Engelland perhaps?
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Re: Joe Morrow called up

Postby BurghersAndDogsSports on Sun Feb 10, 2013 11:01 am

........however.

I read a few places (havent seen in person) that he struggled pretty bad in his own to start the season but has played much better defense recently. I can only assume its because of another injury. Its hard to judge because a morning skate on a day like today is very limited anyways.
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Re: Joe Morrow called up

Postby BurghersAndDogsSports on Sun Feb 10, 2013 11:04 am

Pitts wrote:Well, looking over the roster, he makes the "seventh" defenseman for tonight's game. With Letang and Nisky both out, they had 6 healthy defenseman. Scratching Engelland perhaps?


Oops, I didnt forgot it was already down to 6. Well, bringing up Morrow still means someone needs to officially go on IR, correct?
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Re: Joe Morrow called up

Postby mikey287 on Sun Feb 10, 2013 11:05 am

Morrow will help in transition more than Reese. Back-to-back games, maybe they want to try a new combo. Constant audition here of what we have in the hyper season. Two players appear to have won jobs and others have been sacrificed as a result.
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Re: Joe Morrow called up

Postby WhoDaresWins on Sun Feb 10, 2013 11:09 am

BurghersAndDogsSports wrote:
Pitts wrote:Well, looking over the roster, he makes the "seventh" defenseman for tonight's game. With Letang and Nisky both out, they had 6 healthy defenseman. Scratching Engelland perhaps?


Oops, I didnt forgot it was already down to 6. Well, bringing up Morrow still means someone needs to officially go on IR, correct?

Nisky is already on IR and.......apparently Letang is now, too.

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Re: Joe Morrow called up

Postby The Snapshot on Sun Feb 10, 2013 11:11 am

Not sure if this is why, but Engelland was getting some attention on his hand after the fight with Barch - beyond just the normal ice bag. It's possible that he played through it but it swelled and got worse after the game and the flight.
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Re: Joe Morrow called up

Postby Steve Dave on Sun Feb 10, 2013 11:12 am

Martin missing from morning skate, Niskanen participated...
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Re: Joe Morrow called up

Postby The Snapshot on Sun Feb 10, 2013 11:14 am

Steve Dave wrote:Martin missing from morning skate, Niskanen participated...


What about Engell? Martin seemed fine so I would guess that is just saving his legs since he played so much. There was just an article talking about how much improvement Morrow has shown defensively - with something like +7 in his last 7 games or something.
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Re: Joe Morrow called up

Postby Luckybreak on Sun Feb 10, 2013 11:29 am

Hope Morrow gets a taste on the PP
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Re: Joe Morrow called up

Postby DudeMan2766 on Sun Feb 10, 2013 11:30 am

Steve Dave wrote:Martin missing from morning skate, Niskanen participated...


It was an optional skate, I believe
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Re: Joe Morrow called up

Postby Eismann on Sun Feb 10, 2013 11:34 am

Joe "Bone" Morrow.
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Re: Joe Morrow called up

Postby Froggy on Sun Feb 10, 2013 11:58 am

The Snapshot wrote:
Steve Dave wrote:Martin missing from morning skate, Niskanen participated...


What about Engell? Martin seemed fine so I would guess that is just saving his legs since he played so much. There was just an article talking about how much improvement Morrow has shown defensively - with something like +7 in his last 7 games or something.


i totally read that as "shaving his legs" and got really confused
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Re: Joe Morrow called up

Postby ville5 on Sun Feb 10, 2013 12:05 pm

The Snapshot wrote:Not sure if this is why, but Engelland was getting some attention on his hand after the fight with Barch - beyond just the normal ice bag. It's possible that he played through it but it swelled and got worse after the game and the flight.

Engos first 3-4 punches looked like they direct hit Barchs helmet. Not long after, you could tell Engo was holding on for dear life.
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Re: Joe Morrow called up

Postby ville5 on Sun Feb 10, 2013 12:06 pm

Froggy wrote:
The Snapshot wrote:
Steve Dave wrote:Martin missing from morning skate, Niskanen participated...


What about Engell? Martin seemed fine so I would guess that is just saving his legs since he played so much. There was just an article talking about how much improvement Morrow has shown defensively - with something like +7 in his last 7 games or something.


i totally read that as "shaving his legs" and got really confused

PMart shaves his legs??? No wonder he so soff
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Re: Joe Morrow called up

Postby Eismann on Sun Feb 10, 2013 12:17 pm

ville5 wrote:
Froggy wrote:
The Snapshot wrote:
Steve Dave wrote:Martin missing from morning skate, Niskanen participated...


What about Engell? Martin seemed fine so I would guess that is just saving his legs since he played so much. There was just an article talking about how much improvement Morrow has shown defensively - with something like +7 in his last 7 games or something.


i totally read that as "shaving his legs" and got really confused

PMart shaves his legs??? No wonder he so soff



PMart. Awesome.

Recalls....


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Re: Joe Morrow called up

Postby Dickie Dunn on Sun Feb 10, 2013 12:20 pm

So… like 4 days after Lovejoy gets traded the Pens are on to defensemen number 8 and 9. Weird how that works out.
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Re: Joe Morrow called up

Postby Gaucho on Sun Feb 10, 2013 12:20 pm

Is it starting again?
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Re: Joe Morrow called up

Postby pens2005 on Sun Feb 10, 2013 12:31 pm

Eismann wrote:Joe "Bone" Morrow.


Joey Bones!
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Re: Joe Morrow called up

Postby The Snapshot on Sun Feb 10, 2013 1:03 pm

ville5 wrote:
Froggy wrote:
The Snapshot wrote:
Steve Dave wrote:Martin missing from morning skate, Niskanen participated...


What about Engell? Martin seemed fine so I would guess that is just saving his legs since he played so much. There was just an article talking about how much improvement Morrow has shown defensively - with something like +7 in his last 7 games or something.


i totally read that as "shaving his legs" and got really confused

PMart shaves his legs??? No wonder he so soff


Wind resistance.
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Re: Joe Morrow called up

Postby Lesky on Sun Feb 10, 2013 1:24 pm

Gaucho wrote:Is it starting again?


What is?
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