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09-29-2011, 09:47 AM
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The thing is, he's labelled and is a defensive D. Besides his last KHL year, he never got many points.
That's a bit deceiving, as the KHL is notorious for not handing out second assists. Plus the league is relatively low scoring with only 5 or 6 players above 1 PPGM.

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09-29-2011, 09:53 AM
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Apparently they have him paired with PK today. Will definitely be interesting to watch tonight if the pairings stay the same.

Here's the lineup at practice. (took it from HIO)

Complete Lineup from Practice courtesy of the finest writer at La Presse, Marc-Antoine Godin who you can follow at @MAGodin on Twitter.

Cammalleri-Plekanec-Cole
Pacioretty-Gomez-Gallagher
Kostitsyn-Desharnais-Gionta
Blunden-Engqvist-Bournival

Yemelin-Subban
Gill-Diaz
Campoli-Gorges

Extra skaters: Woywitka, Darche, Eller, Weber, Palushaj

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09-29-2011, 09:56 AM
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Safe to say its the best lineup we've iced since the beggining of training camp...

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09-29-2011, 09:58 AM
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Safe to say its the best lineup we've iced since the beggining of training camp...
Yes it will be much better to watch.

They're really giving Gallagher a good look tonight. He took Gio's spot on the second line.

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09-29-2011, 10:14 AM
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Nice lineup ! but no Spacek at the practice even in the extras ?

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09-29-2011, 10:15 AM
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Yeah weird eh? Hadn't noticed that.

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09-29-2011, 10:22 AM
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Nice lineup ! but no Spacek at the practice even in the extras ?
Habs official twitter has him, Weber and Woywitka listed as extras.

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09-29-2011, 10:23 AM
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Yeah, hope it's not an injury we need the guy.

On another note : OMG YEMELIN HAS RETURN IN THE ORGANIZATION FAVOR !!!! HE WILL NOT RETURN TO RUSSIA !!!!

People are such special here....making speculation on a good depth signing.

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