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  1. bill0755

    Trocheck hurt

    Looked pretty bad. Likely out long term 3-4 months if broken leg like Justin Schultz.
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    strome for spooner

    Snooze buster deal........
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    Tanner Pearson

    This will hopefully help the offensive side as Pearson is a significant upgrade over Haggy. Haggy is all speed, good forechecker and PK, but has little offensive upside, even with playing most of the year with Malkin. Will this solve all the Pens issues YTD, probably not. A lot of noise about Sprong, and he is not, nor will never be a 4th line grinder. He needs a chance of playing 5+ games with a good center, like Brassard when he returns. He has offensive upside, but Sully has to put him in a position to at least have a chance to show his offensive upside. Will he get the chance, unfortunately does not look like Sully is too high on Sprong. Do do they miss Schultz, YES, a lot. In my opinion, they just don’t have the speed on defense to continue pinch every chance they have. No wing support when pinching allows for way to many breakaways or odd man rushes. This is coaching and game planning, and allow Sully. For now they just need to try too play a conservative defensive game, and hopefully capitalize on their offensive opportunities. Murray simply has to play better, so hopefully he can do that tonight. Sid was held out of practice yesterday, so let’s hope that’s not an issue. If he misses several games, either the team falls apart or they rally and play smart, fast and aggressive hockey.
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    Haula injury looks bad!

    Unfortunately looks like the Justin Schultz injury, so if broken leg/ankle, probably 3-6 months on the shelf.
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    Rinne signs 2 years at 5 million per

    Think it’s $6.5m AVV...correct?
  6. Sound like a good deal for Vegas? They are sure betting long term on players like Tuch and Schmidt to continue to be high performing players at their new contracts and AVV'S.
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    Justin Schultz Out 4 Months

    Salary cap will pretty much prevent Pgh from making any moves to acquire someone like Faulk, unless they can move a similar AVV. It’s now up to Rikola and Chad R to fill the defensive gap unless Schultz returns. Big I loss on the PP, as he was their best shooting defenseman on the PP.
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    First Game of the Year - Let’s go Pens

    Must admit I did not think the Canadians were going to be very good this year, but I am impressed tonight. Fast, good positionally, Price playing solid, so they may surprise this year. Murray, 10 goals so far thru 5 periods, know they are not all his fault with some poor defensive coverage, but geez you gotta play a lot better.
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    First Game of the Year - Let’s go Pens

    Well this isn’t a good start as Montreal just outhustling the Pens now.
  10. bill0755

    Marchand jumps Eller

    I am doubtful there will be any suspension for Marchand. Not a smart move, but just don’t feel it’s worthy of a suspension. Just my 2 cents
  11. bill0755

    tom wilson ... again.,..

    Correct, from what I understand.
  12. bill0755

    tom wilson ... again.,..

    Think you can move him to JV as overager and fill the position Think that’s about it unless you drop him or buy him out.
  13. bill0755

    tom wilson ... again.,..

  14. bill0755

    BOLD Predictions

    Tom Wilson gets suspended.....a recurring storyline for 2018-2019 Caps don't go beyond the 1st round