Official Gameday Thread: Pens @ Canes 09/04/13

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Re: Official Gameday Thread: Pens @ Canes 09/04/13

Postby 71Aj66ax87 on Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:43 pm

Saskunitz wrote:
Sarcastic wrote:
Dickie Dunn wrote:No reason to make excuses for Malkin. He just sucks.


lol

I don't know what's going on with him. He's playing like Ovechkin. You see him but he's ineffective.


Ovechkin has really come on since adapting to the RW


So....make Malkin a RW?
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Re: Official Gameday Thread: Pens @ Canes 09/04/13

Postby Lt. Dish on Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:44 pm

Gaucho wrote:Geno's parents better plan on staying a few months.


Gaucho, you had better go with them. We need extra fan power.

Have you been to Pittsburgh?
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Re: Official Gameday Thread: Pens @ Canes 09/04/13

Postby murphydump55 on Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:45 pm

71Aj66ax87 wrote:
Saskunitz wrote:
Sarcastic wrote:
Dickie Dunn wrote:No reason to make excuses for Malkin. He just sucks.


lol

I don't know what's going on with him. He's playing like Ovechkin. You see him but he's ineffective.


Ovechkin has really come on since adapting to the RW


So....make Malkin a RW?


Or a scratch.

He has to be better, a LOT better.
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Re: Official Gameday Thread: Pens @ Canes 09/04/13

Postby Rylan on Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:46 pm

Am I the only one not concerned by Malkin's play? The only thing is I wish he would shoot more.
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Re: Official Gameday Thread: Pens @ Canes 09/04/13

Postby Grunthy on Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:47 pm

Puck Drama wrote:This post was made by someone that never adds value.



Is anyone else getting this weird message when seeing pd's posts?
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Re: Official Gameday Thread: Pens @ Canes 09/04/13

Postby murphydump55 on Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:47 pm

Rylan wrote:Am I the only one not concerned by Malkin's play? The only thing is I wish he would shoot more.


I'd be happy if he showed up in any area.

Shooter, passer, faceoffs, defensively, PP, just anything.
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Re: Official Gameday Thread: Pens @ Canes 09/04/13

Postby Sarcastic on Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:48 pm

Well, i'm not as concerned because I know how he can play, but I think that maybe Bylsma should be thinking of something new to try to get him going.
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Re: Official Gameday Thread: Pens @ Canes 09/04/13

Postby Lt. Dish on Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:48 pm

Rylan wrote:Am I the only one not concerned by Malkin's play? The only thing is I wish he would shoot more.


I'm just worried that he could be hurt. If not, then I think he'll snap out of it sooner rather than later. He did say that he misses Lazy. :D
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Re: Official Gameday Thread: Pens @ Canes 09/04/13

Postby Rylan on Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:48 pm

His passing has been fine. His defense hasn't been bad. Faceoffs he could do better. Shooting definitely. PP, well he is without anyone that had gelled this season.
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Re: Official Gameday Thread: Pens @ Canes 09/04/13

Postby NashvilleCat on Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:48 pm

Grunthy wrote:
Puck Drama wrote:This post was made by someone that never adds value.



Is anyone else getting this weird message when seeing pd's posts?

I don't know. I don't see them except for when you quote them.
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Re: Official Gameday Thread: Pens @ Canes 09/04/13

Postby 71Aj66ax87 on Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:49 pm

murphydump55 wrote:
Rylan wrote:Am I the only one not concerned by Malkin's play? The only thing is I wish he would shoot more.


I'd be happy if he showed up in any area.

Shooter, passer, faceoffs, defensively, PP, just anything.


He needs borscht.
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Re: Official Gameday Thread: Pens @ Canes 09/04/13

Postby murphydump55 on Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:50 pm

Rylan wrote:His passing has been fine. His defense hasn't been bad. Faceoffs he could do better. Shooting definitely. PP, well he is without anyone that had gelled this season.


I wouldn't say his passing has been fine, if anything, I think his passing has been pretty putrid this year.

...and OV just scored a beauty goal.
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Re: Official Gameday Thread: Pens @ Canes 09/04/13

Postby nocera on Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:50 pm

Speaking of Ovechkin, he just scored a beautiful goal.
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Re: Official Gameday Thread: Pens @ Canes 09/04/13

Postby BurghThing on Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:50 pm

Saskunitz wrote:
Sarcastic wrote:
Dickie Dunn wrote:No reason to make excuses for Malkin. He just sucks.


lol

I don't know what's going on with him. He's playing like Ovechkin. You see him but he's ineffective.


Ovechkin has really come on since adapting to the RW


RW? is that the new nickname for juice?
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Re: Official Gameday Thread: Pens @ Canes 09/04/13

Postby skullman80 on Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:50 pm

Genos unwillingness to shoot is concerning. I think something is up with his shoulder still but we will never know. He needs to be better though no doubt.
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Re: Official Gameday Thread: Pens @ Canes 09/04/13

Postby Sarcastic on Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:51 pm

He looks to me like he was in a mental rut.
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Re: Official Gameday Thread: Pens @ Canes 09/04/13

Postby Rylan on Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:51 pm

I don't see it. But, its all good guys
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Re: Official Gameday Thread: Pens @ Canes 09/04/13

Postby Lt. Dish on Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:52 pm

I love "Crash the Net." It's fun to hear new fans' questions to learn more about the game and Bob Grove's such a knowledgeable, positive guy. And I've always loved Phil Bourque. I think someone from the Love Thread should take Lange up on the offer to send a question about your love life to "Crash the Net."

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Re: Official Gameday Thread: Pens @ Canes 09/04/13

Postby Gaucho on Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:52 pm

Lt. Dish wrote:
Gaucho wrote:Geno's parents better plan on staying a few months.


Gaucho, you had better go with them. We need extra fan power.

Have you been to Pittsburgh?


Nope. :(
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Re: Official Gameday Thread: Pens @ Canes 09/04/13

Postby offsides on Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:52 pm

Saskunitz wrote:
offsides wrote:Well that period was totally uninspiring.


I thought it was a solid road period.


It would be if we were playing Boston, but Carolina? They are not a very good team and have lost 12 of their last 13.
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Re: Official Gameday Thread: Pens @ Canes 09/04/13

Postby murphydump55 on Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:52 pm

skullman80 wrote:Genos unwillingness to shoot is concerning. I think something is up with his shoulder still but we will never know. He needs to be better though no doubt.


Even Ovechkin during his apparent "off years" was a lot better than Geno. This is ridiculous.
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Re: Official Gameday Thread: Pens @ Canes 09/04/13

Postby Dickie Dunn on Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:52 pm

Sarcastic wrote:Well, i'm not as concerned because I know how he can play, but I think that maybe Bylsma should be thinking of something new to try to get him going.


Its pretty sad that the coach needs to think of something to get his star player going. Maybe he should just grow a pair.

And as others have stated, his passing has been putrid. Sometimes its hard to tell if he knows what team he is on.
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Re: Official Gameday Thread: Pens @ Canes 09/04/13

Postby skullman80 on Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:52 pm

Whoever flipped ovi's switch needs to flip genos.
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Re: Official Gameday Thread: Pens @ Canes 09/04/13

Postby scals37 on Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:52 pm

Wondering if I was the only one that saw how open Bennett was in the slot on the PP when Geno hesitated and tried forcing the puck elsewhere
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Re: Official Gameday Thread: Pens @ Canes 09/04/13

Postby Sarcastic on Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:52 pm

And by mental rut i mean like if you play an instrument so much you get burned out for a while and even though you're playing, nothing works or sounds good to your ear. So it looks to me like Malkin is going through the motions, loooks fine, but it's just not effective at all.
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