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      04-15-2012 01:13 PM #851
      Quote Originally Posted by The Red Baron View Post
      Honestly it's a joke what happens in these playoff games compared to regular season.

      The hit on Alfreddson certainly warrants a suspension as did that goonery from Carkner IMO.
      Yeah, how was he not tossed? The official was right there. Lots of gooning so far this year, in just about every series.
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      04-15-2012 04:59 PM #852
      I know some may think the Pens/Flyers game right now is just a bunch of garbage going on but **** my life this game (fight ) is awesome to watch. I am surprised Crosby is out throwing punches. Nice to see, just seems like there is too much down side (concussion).

      I love that the Flyers are crushing Pittsburgh right now but I feel kind of bad for Fluerry.
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      04-15-2012 05:07 PM #853
      Quote Originally Posted by BlckBadged_SwissChee View Post
      I know some may think the Pens/Flyers game right now is just a bunch of garbage going on but **** my life this game (fight ) is awesome to watch. I am surprised Crosby is out throwing punches. Nice to see, just seems like there is too much down side (concussion).

      I love that the Flyers are crushing Pittsburgh right now but I feel kind of bad for Fluerry.
      Ya but if it had actualy been allowed to happen Giroux would have taken Crosby out of the playoffs.

      Ashams hit on Schenn that just happened was BS.

      This is almost as good as a Bruins vs. Candiens game. 2 best rivalries in hockey for sure.
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    4. 04-15-2012 05:45 PM #854
      For those that missed it...

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      04-15-2012 07:04 PM #855
      The NHL has no one to blame but the officials. If they would quit calling the ticky tacky ****, and call the calls that need to be made these games wouldnt get out of hand, i.e. the no call on Neal's first charge/interference/high hit, and then he takes a run at Giroux 15 seconds later.
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    6. 04-15-2012 07:40 PM #856
      Also have these from James Neal...



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    7. 04-15-2012 07:54 PM #857
      Asham's hit was cheap and so were Neals. Great game to watch though, haha. I was cracking up when they played the Hulk Hogan clip right after Hartnell got escorted off the ice.

    8. 04-15-2012 08:08 PM #858
      i dont care about either team - as a neutral observer i was very entertained!

      i thought for certain it was a mistake on-screen when it read approx 10:00 in the 2nd, enough time had gone by for it to be the start of the 3rd!

      and tonight - GO KINGS! No question Van is going to bring their "A" game. that may or may not include diving.
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      04-15-2012 08:16 PM #859
      nice beat down by the flyers!

      they need to stop being composed hockey players and start taking heads off the pens for this junk.
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      04-15-2012 08:31 PM #860
      and tonight - GO KINGS! No question Van is going to bring their "A" game. that may or may not include diving.[/QUOTE]

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      04-15-2012 09:13 PM #861
      Quote Originally Posted by SpiffyGTI View Post
      I was cracking up when they played the Hulk Hogan clip right after Hartnell got escorted off the ice.
      LuL x2.

      I can't believe Letang and that **** that Talbot did last year trying to quiet the crowd. Wednesday's game should be very interesting.
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      04-15-2012 11:06 PM #862
      Asham is a disgrace. Pens looked arrogant when they came out up 3-0 in game one, and they haven't been the same since. Couldn't happen to a better team either.
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      04-15-2012 11:33 PM #863
      Quote Originally Posted by spoonie View Post
      and tonight - GO KINGS! No question Van is going to bring their "A" game. that may or may not include diving.
      Now that Schneider is in net it is tough for me to choose. Would like to see him get a win but I want LA to win the series. The Florida / NJ game seemed so tame following up the Pitt / Philly game
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    14. 04-15-2012 11:43 PM #864

      um..giroux clearly got rocked and couldn't even find his feet...that's pretty bad right there especially for a guy who has had a concussion.

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      04-16-2012 12:45 AM #865
      Quote Originally Posted by Bains View Post
      um..giroux clearly got rocked and couldn't even find his feet...that's pretty bad right there especially for a guy who has had a concussion.
      Neal left his feet both times, cheap hits. Then he went to the bench like a ***** when the fights broke out. I like how Philly sent Simmonds out onto the ice to go after Neal once things settled down during the stoppage of play.

    16. 04-16-2012 09:25 AM #866
      i'm disaster today staying up late watching the LA/Van game.. but wow, what a spectacle. Quick is amazing.
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      04-16-2012 10:48 AM #867
      Quote Originally Posted by Adam144 View Post
      Neal left his feet both times
      I keep checking TSN to see if Shanahan / the League does anything about those runs.

      IMO the Flyers should just get out of Game 4 with no casualties.
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      04-16-2012 11:30 AM #868
      Quote Originally Posted by the brit View Post
      I keep checking TSN to see if Shanahan / the League does anything about those runs.

      IMO the Flyers should just get out of Game 4 with no casualties.
      I'm expecting some kind of BS from Shanny. His suspensions/fines have been jokes all season and I expect that to continue.

    19. 04-16-2012 12:16 PM #869
      Here's the Hulk Hogan clip that they played when Hartnell was escorted off: http://www.sbnation.com/nhl/2012/4/1...s-flyers-brawl

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      04-16-2012 12:54 PM #870
      Quote Originally Posted by spoonie View Post
      i'm disaster today staying up late watching the LA/Van game.. but wow, what a spectacle. Quick is amazing.
      I wish I had been able to stay up for it. Quick faced nearly 40 shots, nearly double what the Kings were able to put on Schneider, and he still managed a shutout? Amazing.

      Granted, Vancouver's goal-scoring just isn't there without the Sedins in top form. They somehow managed to make it all the way to Game 7 of the finals last year with minimal contributions from the Sedins, but it's looking unlikely this year.

      Vezina to Quick?

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      04-16-2012 01:00 PM #871
      Quote Originally Posted by konkomania View Post
      I'm expecting some kind of BS from Shanny. His suspensions/fines have been jokes all season and I expect that to continue.

      I'm expecting some kind of fair and needed judgement from Shanny. His input is needed for the two incidents which involved a player leaving their feet.

      And here you go:

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      Pittsburgh forward James Neal will have hearings on Tuesday with the Department of Player Safety for two separate incidents in Sunday's Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals series against the Philadelphia Flyers.

      Also, Pittsburgh forward Arron Asham has been offered an in-person hearing Tuesday morning for his match penalty for cross-checking Brayden Schenn at 14:15 of the first period. Asham received a match penalty on the hit.

      Neal's hearings focus on the hit against Sean Couturier in the third period, as well as the charging penalty he received for a hit on Claude Giroux later in the period. Neal was not penalized on the Couturier hit.
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      04-16-2012 01:03 PM #872
      Quote Originally Posted by missioncirca View Post
      Asham is a disgrace. Pens looked arrogant when they came out up 3-0 in game one, and they haven't been the same since. Couldn't happen to a better team either.

      every right to be arrogant, 32-0-3 when leading after 2, and #1 win percentage when down after 2. that said, they do have a way of playing around with the puck with a lead that really frustrates us pens fans.

      fleury is frazzled. didnt let in 8 in either of the 2 redwings cup series (imo a far better team than today's flyers). let's hope this doesnt affect him long-term like Mason. he is the one player that we need 100% to make a long cup run.

      i didnt catch most of the game (i had a game at 4 ), but hope to catch the replay. from what i did see, yeah, Asham, Neal are going to be suspended, not surprised if Letang and Engelland get one too. Adams will probably get some disciplinary action for pulling that queer's hair.
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    23. 04-16-2012 01:06 PM #873
      Quote Originally Posted by Mike! View Post

      Granted, Vancouver's goal-scoring just isn't there without the Sedins in top form. They somehow managed to make it all the way to Game 7 of the finals last year with minimal contributions from the Sedins, but it's looking unlikely this year.

      Vezina to Quick?
      That's because it isn't Sedins this year, its a single Sedin. Daniel's been out and hasn't even left vancouver.

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      04-16-2012 01:09 PM #874
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      for pulling that queer's hair.
      Really? Stay classy.
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    25. 04-16-2012 01:13 PM #875
      fleury doesn't have gill or scuderi this year to keep the front of the net clear of rebounds or bodies that don't have to pay the price to be there.

      bryz hasn't been great either - but he's been as good as he has had to be thus far.

      turnover-central loosy-goosy sloppy "next goal wins" is something we do at pickup - it's not something i really expect to see in a playoff game from the NHL.

      the LA/VAN series has been a far tigher, and imho, more exciting spectacle - even if it's lacking the fun of a few good fistycuffs and everyone going mental.
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