My thoughts from Section 119:
-Kobasew made a pretty convincing argument to be handed a spot. Blocked a few shots on the PK and potted 2 goals.
-Niskanen made a pretty convincing argument to be traded. He appeared to have regressed some, and was responsible for leaving Anisimov wide open for the 1st goal and allowing Dubinsky to screen Fleury on the 2nd.
-Neal might put up 50 this year. Just seemed to be in the right spot to get a shot off every time.
-Malkin is in midseason form, both good and bad. He made some great plays to extend the play, then made some pretty terrible decisions with the puck.
-Dumoulin looked OK. Kinda shaky on the PP. Looked unsure of himself, and made a few errors.
-I think Jesse described Bobby Farnham as "Old Matt Cooke without the skill" on Twitter prior to the game. I'd say that's an apt description, considering Farnham did nothing but try to hit people and ultimately ended up hurting himself trying to hit someone instead of playing the puck.
-I also liked Andrew Ebbett's game, and hope he sees some time if injuries arise. He had a few solid blocks, was good at finding offensive space, and was also able to keep the cycle going.
-Joe Vitale didn't really look that good, and aside from his goal, neither did Jeffrey.
All this considered, it's only the 1st game of the preseason. Lot of time to flesh out the roster.