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Pens draft lineup

Postby pcm on Mon Aug 04, 2014 3:00 pm

Scott Cullen did an interesting piece on each team's lineup based on players they drafted. http://www.tsn.ca/fantasy_news/feature/?id=121382

Here's the Pens (what a woeful forward group...imagine if we'd missed on Sid/Malkin):


Matt Moulson Sidney Crosby Jaromir Jagr
Ryan Malone Evgeni Malkin Beau Bennett
Maxime Talbot Jordan Staal Tyler Kennedy
Brian Gibbons Joe Vitale Mark Letestu
Paul Bissonnette Dustin Jeffrey Jayson Megna

Brooks Orpik Kris Letang
Andrew Ference Alex Goligoski
Jake Muzzin Olli Maatta
Ben Lovejoy Michal Rozsival

Marc-Andre Fleury
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Re: Pens draft lineup

Postby wondermoose on Mon Aug 04, 2014 3:10 pm

That actually looks pretty friggin' awesome. Cullen is historically awful with these league-wide generalizations because he doesn't know enough about each teams' prospects. Vitale, Letestu, Jeffrey, Megna, Bissonnette, and Gibbons (who wasn't even drafted) over Carcillo, Colby Armstrong, and Erik Christensen? I'm not saying those guys lit it up, but there is absolutely nothing to show for from some of the guys he listed.

Also, that defense is killer except for Ference. I wish Bylsma had gotten canned in time for a new coach to use Lovejoy.
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Re: Pens draft lineup

Postby Beveridge on Mon Aug 04, 2014 3:12 pm

After about a 30 second look through, I'd say for the forward groups Boston Colorado and Philly have the best.
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Re: Pens draft lineup

Postby Gaucho on Mon Aug 04, 2014 3:16 pm

I'd hardly call that group woeful. Three first-ballot HOFers, probably Top 50 players all-time. You could take the two best players away from each team and they'd all look a lot less imposing.
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Re: Pens draft lineup

Postby MalkinIsMyHomeboy on Mon Aug 04, 2014 3:24 pm

At first I thought this was an "all-time" draft team and was like "where the hell is Lemieux..."
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Re: Pens draft lineup

Postby relantel on Mon Aug 04, 2014 3:24 pm

Thought Megna was a free agent signing and not a draftee?
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Re: Pens draft lineup

Postby mikey287 on Mon Aug 04, 2014 3:31 pm

Correctamundo. Letestu, Gibbons and Lovejoy as well.
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Re: Pens draft lineup

Postby columbia on Mon Aug 04, 2014 3:33 pm

mikey287 wrote:Correctamundo.



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Re: Pens draft lineup

Postby mikey287 on Mon Aug 04, 2014 3:41 pm

Yeah, I've been on a Happy Days kick the last little while... :lol:
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Re: Pens draft lineup

Postby Gaucho on Mon Aug 04, 2014 3:41 pm

Looks like they included undrafted FA signings. Kunitz is there for Anaheim as well.
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Re: Pens draft lineup

Postby MalkinIsMyHomeboy on Mon Aug 04, 2014 4:15 pm

I like how Edmonton and the Flyers can only dress 4 defensemen.
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Re: Pens draft lineup

Postby Idoit40fans on Mon Aug 04, 2014 4:22 pm

I know Scuderi was bad last year, but really?
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