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Group B • Dec. 27 • United States 8, Germany 0

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12-26-2012, 07:56 PM
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****.. This game isn't on TSN ?

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12-26-2012, 08:00 PM
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****.. This game isn't on TSN ?
I think it is.

Edit : Just looked. It is on at 9 a.m. I think it is live.

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12-26-2012, 09:07 PM
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Hope Ghost does well in this game. GO USA!

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12-26-2012, 09:46 PM
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is nhl.com live streaming this tomorrow for americans?
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12-26-2012, 11:43 PM
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Jake McCabe is an interesting choice for captain.

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12-27-2012, 12:07 AM
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Can I expect any points from McCabe?

I needed to take a D-man, and I kept reading that Rielly might get cut and that Murphy might be injured, so I ended up taking him.

Poor choice on my part?

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12-27-2012, 12:13 AM
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was the last roster cut made?

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12-27-2012, 01:10 AM
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Can I expect any points from McCabe?

I needed to take a D-man, and I kept reading that Rielly might get cut and that Murphy might be injured, so I ended up taking him.

Poor choice on my part?
Yeah... Taking McCabe over Reilly was definitely a mistake...

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12-27-2012, 01:13 AM
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Can I expect any points from McCabe?

I needed to take a D-man, and I kept reading that Rielly might get cut and that Murphy might be injured, so I ended up taking him.

Poor choice on my part?
Maybe 1 or 2 out of pure chance. He's a good puck mover but he's not going to generate a lot of points. Reilly also isn't going to generate a large amount of points either, both are guys who get the puck out of their zones but aren't going to be quarterbacking powerplays or imitating Erik Karlsson.

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12-27-2012, 01:38 AM
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Can't wait to see Trouba play.

Hopefully he can keep it together enough based on the officiating.

I know he can absolutely blow someone up.

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12-27-2012, 01:54 AM
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Anyone able to confirm who the starter for Germany is? I'd assume Cupper?

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12-27-2012, 01:56 AM
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For the record, this game is actually on TSN as is the entire Group B.
Just PVRd it, thanks.

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12-27-2012, 02:27 AM
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If anyone is going to be imitating Erik Karlsson on the pp for the US it would be Rielly

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12-27-2012, 02:45 AM
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If anyone is going to be imitating Erik Karlsson on the pp for the US it would be Rielly
Shayne Gostisbehere and Grzelcyk have better offensive point producing abilities than Reilly.

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12-27-2012, 03:03 AM
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I'm going to be looking for 2 things in this game:

1) How Jacob Trouba looks on the world stage with IIHF calling.

2) How the US team stacks up to Canada against similar opponents. I can't take too much away from the game, though, as Germany played yesterday.

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12-27-2012, 03:20 AM
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Yeah... Taking McCabe over Reilly was definitely a mistake...
Was taking Grimaldi over Galchenyuk also a mistake?

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12-27-2012, 03:25 AM
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USA is my second favourite. 6-1 Win for USA

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12-27-2012, 03:26 AM
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It's not like the german staff wouldn't learn out of mistakes. They will fix the defensive issues, as good as they can with the talent and the short amount of time, so it won't be as bad as against Canada, still far far awaay from what you could call "solid".
there's not much they can fix IMO. the defense simply lacks talent. it's quite funny that a german team has a bad defense, but skilled forwards. it's probably the first time in my lifetime that germany might be better looking for a high-scoring game.

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12-27-2012, 03:31 AM
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there's not much they can fix IMO. the defense simply lacks talent. it's quite funny that a german team has a bad defense, but skilled forwards. it's probably the first time in my lifetime that germany might be better looking for a high-scoring game.
Yup. Quite different than the 0-5 forecheck, line up across your own blue line I've seen in some past tournaments.

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12-27-2012, 03:53 AM
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I have a bad feeling about this game.

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12-27-2012, 05:49 AM
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Germany impressed me yesterday, they created a nice few chances, more than I was expecting. That may have been due to errors by the Canadian defence but still they were able to capitalize a couple time. I don't expect the Americans to score as often but this still won't be that close.

USA 7-3

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12-27-2012, 06:19 AM
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USA win 6:2, Draisaitl with goal and assist for Germany

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12-27-2012, 06:27 AM
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So the US aren't going to name their 7th Defenceman prior to this game?

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12-27-2012, 06:43 AM
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So the US aren't going to name their 7th Defenceman prior to this game?
They'll name him after the game.

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12-27-2012, 07:05 AM
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Looking forward to seeing how Pietila does. Seemed pretty good in one of those practice games

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