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01-24-2013, 12:19 AM
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Is it just me or do the Sedins play more physical with Kassian on their line?
they do. Good thing for the playoffs. if they make it

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Kassian is playing unreal.

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Kassian is buzzing out there. Let's hope he can keep this up and play like this consistently. Even if he doesn't score every game (which he won't) if he can play like this he'll become a factor in every game and eventually the goals will come more often than not.

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I love that we have 3 very young players on the roster tonight and they are all doing very well. Nice to see.

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I gotta be honest, and I sincerely mean this. This has definitely been the worst officiated game I've seen this year, and it rivals some others late last year. They were just giving away PP's to the Flames earlier.
There ya go... But you are right the flames can do no wrong.

On a side note Schroeder looks too small for the NHL.

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This is our big break. Gotta make it count.
Hansen? Lol. He has to put 9 on the ice.

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naw, another shootout loss
To my knowledge, Kipper ain't exactly great in the shootout either - could be in for a looooong night.

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Is it just me or is Ballard having one of his best games? Defensively decent. Playing with some confidence and swagger.

Not mistake free, but looks like a different player with Tanev anchoring the pairing.

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Bieksa and Hamhuis are playing their regular sides and are still worse than both Edler and Garrison who are both adjusting to new circumstances. I think you need to stop looking so deeply into it and realize they're simply not up to speed. Not every mistake is because he's on the right side.
I know im speculating, it just makes me uneasy.

Ive seen so many players try to switch wings and be nowhere near as effective, add that with how uncommon it is to randomly switch a d to another side and have it work out and how often they dont even bother trying.

I dont know how you can't feel uneasy about it

i admit it might not be the reason just yet but they are really hoping it does. and IMO, have a BIG decision to make if it doesn't

Bieksa has ALWAYS been that off and on player. so any d pairing with him, im not surprised about playing like that

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Huge slew foot. Suspendable.

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Kassian is playing unreal.
He's been our best forward two straight games, nice to see.

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Bieksa and Hamhuis are playing their regular sides and are still worse than both Edler and Garrison who are both adjusting to new circumstances. I think you need to stop looking so deeply into it and realize they're simply not up to speed. Not every mistake is because he's on the right side.
I'd say Hamhuis has been as good, if not better than Garrison tonight. Bieska, on the other hand, has looked sluggish and slow all night. I do agree people default to the right side excuse for Edler too easily.

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Upon viewing the replay, that was a pretty bad slewfoot there...

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To my knowledge, Kipper ain't exactly great in the shootout either - could be in for a looooong night.
depends if kassian and schroeder get a chance to shoot, could be the boost we need in shootouts

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kassian stealing schroeders thunder, I love it!!!!! He's so good. I want to know from some older more experienced fans...who does his recent play remind you of in your opinion?

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He's Bertuzzi like at protecting the puck in the corners right now as well. It's gonna be fun watching this kid grow into a star PF.

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Not mistake free, but looks like a different player with Tanev anchoring the pairing.
Often looked decent with Tanev so it's not really a surprise.

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Oh look Kassian is playing with the Sedins on the PP

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Is it just me or is Ballard having one of his best games? Defensively decent. Playing with some confidence and swagger.

Not mistake free, but looks like a different player with Tanev anchoring the pairing.
Yep he's playing very well. Admittedly, he's getting easy minutes. But a positive sign, definitely.

As compared to the trainwreck BIeksa.

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Is it just me or is Ballard having one of his best games? Defensively decent. Playing with some confidence and swagger.

Not mistake free, but looks like a different player with Tanev anchoring the pairing.
Ballard's been unnoticeable which, imo, is good.

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our PP sucks

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pass bieksa! you arent bobby orr

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lol bieksa wants to lead the rush

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Worst. PP. Ever.

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our pp looks so toothless. we're not evening threatening a goal.

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