NHL 2016-2017: World Cup of Hockey

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  1. Pav

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    Isn't that what everyone says about the Pens winning? Something about Gary Bettman having an influence on the play on the ice?

    And I'm not usually one to complain about officiating, but wtf is going on in this game? Matt Cullen is boarded face-first into the glass, no call. Chris Kunitz give PK Subban an extra cross-check, two simultaneous penalties for a full 5-on-3?
     
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    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

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    That was indeed nice... and Maata blowing his coverage yet again.

    I am SO glad the Pens have him for quite a few more years at $4 million a year :facepalm:

    For the 3 on 5, Subban acted hurt and from the angle the ref was at it looked like Malkin pulled the guy's legs out from under him. I thought that was the penalty from what they showed until they announced and showed Subban down.

    The shot on Cullen was ridiculous that there was no call though.
     
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    I've hated Olli Maatta for most of this postseason. Completely unreliable in the defensive zone.
     
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    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

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    Man Nashville is taking some stupid penalties
     
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    Well it was a pretty good game until the Predators stayed in the locker room for the 3rd period. :lol:
     
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    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

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    My only means of watching the games at home went to shit a little over a week ago, so I am just going to assume that the ̶N̶e̶w̶ ̶E̶n̶g̶l̶a̶n̶d̶ ̶P̶a̶t̶r̶i̶o̶t̶s̶ Pittsburgh Penguins' pact with the devil wins them yet another cup. #YourDefenceDoesntMatter
     
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    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

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    Not yet but given Rinne has always been terrible against the Pens I like their odds :rofl:
     
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    Preds have also been awful on the road this season and only 5-5 in the playoffs. It's going to be over if the Pens can take at least one of these games in Nashville.
     
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    Pens have the series home-ice advantage, they don't even have to win on the road.
     
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    Right, I just mean the Preds don't have much chance if they can't win 2 games in Nashville where they are 7-1.
     
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    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

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    I don't like to make predictions but I'll be surprised if the Pens drop both games in Nashville. Maybe if Bonino is out for both games :2c:
     
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    Whoever the Predators brought in to sing the national anthem tonight is a genuinely bad signer. :nuts:

    Also, Jake Guentzel > every Nashville Predator right now. Less than three minutes into game 3, Pekke Rinne has a save percentage of .500.
     
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    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

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    Worst thing about playing Nashville: the shitty music :lol:

    Also looks like Rinne finally showed up, just took him 30 minutes. Some great saves in the last couple of minutes.
     
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    So did the Predators scorers. Finally, the series is interesting!
     
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    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

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    Let's see if the Pens can get it done tonight without Bonino...
     
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    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

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    I'll say again I am SO glad we have years to look forward to watching Maata play :facepalm:

    Kid is a turnover machine and a menace in front of his own net
     
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    Srsly. Mattaa is a very weak link in our defense right now and I would love to get rid of him.
     
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    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

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    I figured our D would be a problem if we got this far.

    Also since Murray has looked like swiss cheese MAYBE give Fleury a shot in net? He did get us past the two best up-tempo offenses in the NHL already this playoff season :2c: That said I know it won't happen, Sullivan will ride Murray no matter what his numbers look like.

    It is always awesome watching a goalie give up 5 goals in 2 games to shots placed at the exact same spot...
     
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    I wanted to take Maatta over Laughton...looks like they both suck lol
     

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