Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Pens Gameday #4 (Leafs)

Penguins (1-2-0, 2 pts)
Leafs (2-0-0, 4 pts)
Where: Consol Energy Center
When: 7:30 ET
TV: FSNPIT

Ok so the Pens got that first win out of the way but there is still the little matter of winning their first ever game in the CEC. They couldn't do it against their most hated foe, nor could they do it against the team that ended their season last year, so why not do it against the team that robbed them at the trade deadline. (good ol Ponikarovsky) We'll have to keep an eye throughout the day about their roster because as of right now nobody has any idea what's going on.

Opponents to Watch:

Colby Armstrong- I actually don't think he'll be that much of a factor in the overall outcome of the game, I just think that it is worth noting that he will be returning.

Dion Phaneuf- He throws hits, he scores goals, he throws hits, he moves the puck, he throws hits, he can skate well, and did I mention that he can hit?

Phil Kessel- The Leafs really drafted a player of the franchise future in Tyler Seguin....oh, right. Kessel is pretty good too though.

Notes:

-I don't really know what's going on with Orpik or Michalek, so for now I would have to guess that both Hutchinson and Engelland are playing, but that can change.

-Only potential scratch I'm seeing from Toronto is that Brett Lebda is questionable.

Live Notes:

12:30 pm- Godard in lineup tonight. Looks like Comrie will be healthy scratch.

12:30 pm- Orpik and Michalek both out. Hutchinson and Engelland to play.

6:00 pm- Fleury between the pipes tonight.

STARTING LINES:

Kunitz-Crosby-Dupuis
Tangradi-Letestu-Malkin
Cooke-Talbot-Kennedy
Rupp-Adams-Godard
Martin-Letang
Goligoski-Lovejoy
Engelland-Hutchinson
Fleury

Gametime:

1-5:18 Colton Orr tips home a Luke Schenn shot. 1-0 Leafs

1-11:27 Woooo! Kunitz tips home a Malkin slapper. Powerplay goal. 1-1

1-17:33 Scooorreee!! Talbot jams one home! 2-1 Pens!

2-1 Pens after 1.

2-3:12 Macarthur scores. Weak penalty call and weak effort from Fleury. 2-2

2-5:27 Beaucheman scores. 3-2 Leafs

2-6:10 FIGHT! Engelland and Orr. Great fight. Both landed some shots. Engelland ends up on top of him.

2-10:30 Macarthur again. 4-2 Leafs

Uh oh, Talbot limping down the tunnel.

2-18:03 Malkin penalty shot. No good. Went too wide to the right.

2-19:16 GOAL!!!! Crosby backhands one off of a feed from Lovejoy. 4-3 Leafs now.

4-3 Leafs after 2.

Start of 3rd. Talbot seems ok.

1:21 left. Timeout Pens. Pens down 4-3.

Final: Leafs 4, Pens 3

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