Crosby on Bennett (NHL.com Article)

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Crosby on Bennett (NHL.com Article)

Postby Godric on Tue Mar 12, 2013 3:39 pm

http://www.nhl.com/ice/news.htm?id=6597 ... l:topheads

"He's getting more comfortable," Crosby said of Bennett. "It just takes time, but he's got the skill set and he's shown it at different points. As long as he keeps learning, he'll keep getting better, and I think being put in that position is going to allow him to do that the fastest. But he's doing a really good job there."


unfortunate about his wrist though
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Re: Crosby on Bennett (NHL.com Article)

Postby Rylan on Tue Mar 12, 2013 4:03 pm

I just realized Beau Bennett is the first Penguin I am older than :thumbdown:
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Re: Crosby on Bennett (NHL.com Article)

Postby The Snapshot on Tue Mar 12, 2013 4:08 pm

I haven't heard anyone say that he has any permanent damage. Just residual weakness - so at a minimum we get the same player next year with a better shot.
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Re: Crosby on Bennett (NHL.com Article)

Postby The Snapshot on Tue Mar 12, 2013 4:09 pm

Rylan wrote:I just realized Beau Bennett is the first Penguin I am older than :thumbdown:


Nice job Gramps.
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Re: Crosby on Bennett (NHL.com Article)

Postby the wicked child on Tue Mar 12, 2013 4:09 pm

Rylan wrote:I just realized Beau Bennett is the first Penguin I am older than :thumbdown:

Welcome to the club, old man.
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Re: Crosby on Bennett (NHL.com Article)

Postby Tico Rick on Tue Mar 12, 2013 4:17 pm

Beau needs to learn to suck up to the coach and mention him in the same breath as Ray Ferraro. :lol:

I think Eddie Johnston is the only current Penguin older than me. :cry:
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Re: Crosby on Bennett (NHL.com Article)

Postby Desiato on Tue Mar 12, 2013 4:17 pm

Rylan wrote:I just realized Beau Bennett is the first Penguin I am older than :thumbdown:

I believe that happened to me in 94-95. Richard Park.
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Re: Crosby on Bennett (NHL.com Article)

Postby Froggy on Tue Mar 12, 2013 4:19 pm

I think Adams is the only pen older than me. Oh, and Vokoun

Edit: Cooke and Dupuis too, but Dupuis is cutting it close
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Re: Crosby on Bennett (NHL.com Article)

Postby Rylan on Tue Mar 12, 2013 4:20 pm

Froggy wrote:I think Adams is the only pen older than me. Oh, and Vokoun


Isn't Mark Eaton like 34 or so?
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Re: Crosby on Bennett (NHL.com Article)

Postby Froggy on Tue Mar 12, 2013 4:22 pm

Yeah, Eaton too. Cripes... Forgot about him
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Re: Crosby on Bennett (NHL.com Article)

Postby The Snapshot on Tue Mar 12, 2013 4:25 pm

There isn't a Pen older than me, even on the coaching staff.....how old is Shero?
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Re: Crosby on Bennett (NHL.com Article)

Postby tfrizz on Tue Mar 12, 2013 4:25 pm

Froggy wrote:I think Adams is the only pen older than me. Oh, and Vokoun

Edit: Cooke and Dupuis too, but Dupuis is cutting it close


I'm just hanging in... 12 players currently on the roster are older than I am and 11 are younger.
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Re: Crosby on Bennett (NHL.com Article)

Postby meecrofilm on Tue Mar 12, 2013 4:30 pm

The Snapshot wrote:I haven't heard anyone say that he has any permanent damage. Just residual weakness - so at a minimum we get the same player next year with a better shot.


Right. The injury was only his most recent season, when has still at DU. So, like he says, he'll have a full off-season with it pretty much already healed, so he can work on getting it to 100 % more or less for next season. I wouldn't be surprised if his shot has a bit more zip on it the season after next as well, for that very reason.
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Re: Crosby on Bennett (NHL.com Article)

Postby DocEmrick on Tue Mar 12, 2013 4:50 pm

Rylan wrote:I just realized Beau Bennett is the first Penguin I am older than :thumbdown:


This happened to me with Crosby.
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Re: Crosby on Bennett (NHL.com Article)

Postby DudeMan2766 on Tue Mar 12, 2013 5:47 pm

wow. only 9 older for me, with me edging out Engo by only a few months. This cuts deep :( Like a Matt Cooke skate to the back of the leg
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Re: Crosby on Bennett (NHL.com Article)

Postby Gaucho on Tue Mar 12, 2013 5:56 pm

Selanne is older than me. That's about it.
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Re: Crosby on Bennett (NHL.com Article)

Postby Rylan on Tue Mar 12, 2013 5:58 pm

Gaucho wrote:Selanne is older than me. That's about it.


If only Chelios and Hasek were still playing...
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Re: Crosby on Bennett (NHL.com Article)

Postby Geezer on Tue Mar 12, 2013 6:16 pm

Rylan wrote:
Gaucho wrote:Selanne is older than me. That's about it.


If only Chelios and Hasek were still playing...

I'm younger than Eddie Johnston
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Re: Crosby on Bennett (NHL.com Article)

Postby Gaucho on Tue Mar 12, 2013 6:19 pm

In fact, Brodeur, Jagr, Khabibulin, Ray Whitney and Alfredsson are all older than me, too.
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