1/19/12 Pens v. Rangers- Official Game Thread

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1/19/12 Pens v. Rangers- Official Game Thread

Postby Rocco on Thu Jan 19, 2012 7:45 pm

Preamble

Evening everyone. Hopefully in the time it takes me to write this preamble, no more Penguins get injured. No guarantees. The goal at this point is to simply get to the playoffs in one piece. The good news is that Letang is returning tonight. He's been missed greatly on the blue line- I don't know if anyone truly questioned his value previously, but it's been confirmed with his absence. The really good news is that Geno Malkin seems to have remembered he's pretty much unstoppable at hockey and has played like it. Let's hope that continues tonight, as the Pens could really use a win against an elite team, which certainly applies to the Rangers.

Standings? Standings. http://espn.go.com/nhl/standings/_/group/2 3 points is a tenuous grasp on a playoff spot.

This is the kind of energy I expect from you people tonight:



This is a big game- it's too early to call anything a must-win, but the Pens need to win games like this at some point instead of simply acting like the Capitals and beating up on weak SE Division teams. Let's act like it.
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Re: 1/19/12 Pens v. Rangers- Official Game Thread

Postby pittsports87 on Thu Jan 19, 2012 7:47 pm

Lets go, we got this! Got Tanger back tonight for this big game, I think he is gonna come up huge.
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Re: 1/19/12 Pens v. Rangers- Official Game Thread

Postby Headshot77 on Thu Jan 19, 2012 7:48 pm

I am fine with having letang in the lineup and asham out. Lets go pens!
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Re: 1/19/12 Pens v. Rangers- Official Game Thread

Postby pittsports87 on Thu Jan 19, 2012 7:49 pm

Lovejoy is a healthy scratch tonight to Tanger's return.
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Re: 1/19/12 Pens v. Rangers- Official Game Thread

Postby Sam's Drunk Dog on Thu Jan 19, 2012 7:50 pm

Do work Rocco!
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Re: 1/19/12 Pens v. Rangers- Official Game Thread

Postby count2infinity on Thu Jan 19, 2012 7:50 pm

tanger's back.... AWWWWWW YEAHHH!!!

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Re: 1/19/12 Pens v. Rangers- Official Game Thread

Postby Froggy on Thu Jan 19, 2012 7:50 pm

Game's on nhlnet. Niiiice.
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Re: 1/19/12 Pens v. Rangers- Official Game Thread

Postby Gaucho on Thu Jan 19, 2012 7:51 pm

LET'S GO PENS!!!
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Re: 1/19/12 Pens v. Rangers- Official Game Thread

Postby darkstar57 on Thu Jan 19, 2012 8:00 pm

Anyone got a link for the game?
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Re: 1/19/12 Pens v. Rangers- Official Game Thread

Postby penny lane on Thu Jan 19, 2012 8:01 pm

Gotham City is going down! Let's go penguins!
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Re: 1/19/12 Pens v. Rangers- Official Game Thread

Postby count2infinity on Thu Jan 19, 2012 8:01 pm

penny lane wrote:Gotham City is going down! Let's go penguins!


wait...wasn't the newest batman coming out filmed in pittsburgh?!?!?

:scared: :scared: :scared: :scared:
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Re: 1/19/12 Pens v. Rangers- Official Game Thread

Postby Rocco on Thu Jan 19, 2012 8:02 pm

Not related, but Taylor Hall's face- whoa.
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Re: 1/19/12 Pens v. Rangers- Official Game Thread

Postby pittsports87 on Thu Jan 19, 2012 8:04 pm

count2infinity wrote:
penny lane wrote:Gotham City is going down! Let's go penguins!


wait...wasn't the newest batman coming out filmed in pittsburgh?!?!?

:scared: :scared: :scared: :scared:

Spoiler:
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Re: 1/19/12 Pens v. Rangers- Official Game Thread

Postby profpolisci on Thu Jan 19, 2012 8:04 pm

wooooooooooooooooooooo
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Re: 1/19/12 Pens v. Rangers- Official Game Thread

Postby DelPen on Thu Jan 19, 2012 8:06 pm

Froggy wrote:Game's on nhlnet. Niiiice.


Which means its not on GameCenter? Son of a...
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Re: 1/19/12 Pens v. Rangers- Official Game Thread

Postby shafnutz05 on Thu Jan 19, 2012 8:06 pm

GO PENS!!!!!!!!!!
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Re: 1/19/12 Pens v. Rangers- Official Game Thread

Postby penny lane on Thu Jan 19, 2012 8:06 pm

count2infinity wrote:
penny lane wrote:Gotham City is going down! Let's go penguins!


wait...wasn't the newest batman coming out filmed in pittsburgh?!?!?

:scared: :scared: :scared: :scared:


saturday eve saw an old batman with the penguin :) the boy wonder was dreamy! :D
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Re: 1/19/12 Pens v. Rangers- Official Game Thread

Postby Gaucho on Thu Jan 19, 2012 8:07 pm

Gaucho wrote:LET'S GO PENS!!!
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Re: 1/19/12 Pens v. Rangers- Official Game Thread

Postby NashvilleCat on Thu Jan 19, 2012 8:09 pm

Who does Rupper go knee-on-knee with tonight?
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Re: 1/19/12 Pens v. Rangers- Official Game Thread

Postby shafnutz05 on Thu Jan 19, 2012 8:10 pm

Crap Neal almost buried that...great shot
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Re: 1/19/12 Pens v. Rangers- Official Game Thread

Postby 71Aj66ax87 on Thu Jan 19, 2012 8:11 pm

shafnutz05 wrote:GO PENS!!!!!!!!!!


:thumb:
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Re: 1/19/12 Pens v. Rangers- Official Game Thread

Postby profpolisci on Thu Jan 19, 2012 8:13 pm

woooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo
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Re: 1/19/12 Pens v. Rangers- Official Game Thread

Postby Rocco on Thu Jan 19, 2012 8:13 pm

Martin planned that the entire time.
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Re: 1/19/12 Pens v. Rangers- Official Game Thread

Postby shafnutz05 on Thu Jan 19, 2012 8:13 pm

WOOOOOOOO KOON!!!!!!!!! Way to clean up the mess!!!!
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Re: 1/19/12 Pens v. Rangers- Official Game Thread

Postby BurghThing on Thu Jan 19, 2012 8:13 pm

KUUUUUUNITZ!!!!!!!!
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