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Old 10-06-2011, 04:25 PM   #21 (permalink)
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I've actually been surprised at how many sports outlets (writers on NHL.com, ESPN, and Sports Illustrated) have picked the Pens to win. I mean they're good yes, but there's a lot of question marks around Staal, Crosby, and Malkin.
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Old 10-06-2011, 04:59 PM   #22 (permalink)
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I've actually been surprised at how many sports outlets (writers on NHL.com, ESPN, and Sports Illustrated) have picked the Pens to win. I mean they're good yes, but there's a lot of question marks around Staal, Crosby, and Malkin.
Probably stems back to last year when they played the 2nd half of the season without either of them and came a point away from winning the Atlantic.

Malkin's knee is finally 100% and has looked dominant in the preseason, and Neal finally has a full training camp under his belt. Solid defense as well.

Add Crosby to that lineup and it is solid from top to bottom, should be a good year if the injury bug stays away.
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Idk, I think theyll win the division unless van riemsdyk has a massive breakout year in philly. I see Philly crumbling under the pressure tbh. Boston is good but I dont think they're as good as they seemed last year. Thomas was super human, can't expect that again. Caps/pens in the ECF in my opinion, which will be epic.

Anyone else intrigued by the Blues this year?
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Idk, I think theyll win the division unless van riemsdyk has a massive breakout year in philly. I see Philly crumbling under the pressure tbh. Boston is good but I dont think they're as good as they seemed last year. Thomas was super human, can't expect that again. Caps/pens in the ECF in my opinion, which will be epic.

Anyone else intrigued by the Blues this year?
I have Blues making the playoffs. Halak needs to have a bounce back year though and play like he did with Montreal, he was terrible last year.

Perron should be back sometime soon as well.
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I can see them as high as 5th. I like their team.
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Probably stems back to last year when they played the 2nd half of the season without either of them and came a point away from winning the Atlantic.

Malkin's knee is finally 100% and has looked dominant in the preseason, and Neal finally has a full training camp under his belt. Solid defense as well.

Add Crosby to that lineup and it is solid from top to bottom, should be a good year if the injury bug stays away.
Yeah, I mean the team is good. I'm just shocked with how many people are picking us to win. As I said, there's a lot of question marks surrounding our 3 best offensive players. Staal disappeared last year during the playoffs and is he ready to step up and be the number 2 guy until Crosby returns? Malkin looks more determined than ever to tear apart the league, but can he stay healthy? And Crosby will return eventually, but just how effective will he be?
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Wings ftw. Would be nice for them to get one more before Lidstrom finally hangs them up for good.
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Been wanting to get back into hockey after a very long hiatus. Gotta root for my Canucks, Kings, Ducks, and Wings!
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Well well well.. look what time it is. It's time for another season of hockey and another season of Alim trolling the annual WF NHL thread.
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