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04-18-2013, 11:30 PM
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Happy bday Invictus!
Thanks, buddy. Having you around is like the birthday gift that keeps on giving. I always appreciate your insights into the game


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04-18-2013, 11:52 PM
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Hey guys.. we aren't gonna debate anything to do with the avatars. Use them.. or ignore them. This is a GDT. If people wanna support Boston all the way - let them. It's ****ing awesome when people join together no matter what the event is.

Now stop discussing it .... move along.

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04-19-2013, 03:11 AM
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I really wanted the B's to win that game against Buffalo. This one, not so much. But Cookie can have a night off in support of a city that is hurting and needs something good in their lives at the moment. I just hope it is a cracking game.

Live long and prosper, Boston!

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may be premature to ask, but I wonder if this game is still going to happen.

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04-19-2013, 03:26 AM
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Sounds like things are not going to be lasting much longer. One of the suspects the FBI singled out has been shot and killed. The other suspect has been cornered in an apartment building, surrounded by police.

Pretty insane stuff unfolding all night long. Grenades and pipe bombs, shootouts with the police, etc.

My heart goes out to Boston.

-Edit- Uh, apparently he didn't die from gunshots. He blew himself up. Second suspect apparently has "devices" on his person as well.


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04-19-2013, 04:13 AM
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Hey CaptainZapp, I've been following the events of tonight as well, but hadn't seen the info you just posted...WOW. So much going on up there, but good to see the perpetrators being "brought to justice."

Prayers to all in Boston...

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Been listening to the police scanner all night long. It's surreal... It's like listening to a movie.

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CaptainZapp --

Wow.

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04-19-2013, 06:13 AM
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Apparently the suspects are brothers--19 and 20 (dead)--from Chechnya. Been in the US for about a year.

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04-19-2013, 06:28 AM
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Sorry in advance for the loss, guys. April 19th is my birthday, and the Penguins are winless all time on it
ALL time? That is pretty impressive. I am now tempted to bet on the game...

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04-19-2013, 06:29 AM
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may be premature to ask, but I wonder if this game is still going to happen.
Have no idea. This is all so so surreal.

Thank you all for your support, it means so much.

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04-19-2013, 06:59 AM
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No way this game goes on tonight, I think. It's the best decision, no matter what else happens.

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04-19-2013, 07:02 AM
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Game will be cancelled, likely that they will hold off rescheduling until it becomes apparent whether it will be needed to decide 1/2 seed.

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Just had my last wisdom tooth pulled yesterday so I get to take hydrocodone. Should be a pretty low-stress game.

Especially considering I don't really care who wins this. I care more about seeing Boston fans enjoying themselves tonight.

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04-19-2013, 07:04 AM
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Game will be cancelled, likely that they will hold off rescheduling until it becomes apparent whether it will be needed to decide 1/2 seed.
Source? Or opinion?

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04-19-2013, 07:06 AM
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I think it's pretty safe to say that with the amount of bombs planted around the city, there's no way the game happens tonight.

There's a state of emergency in Boston right now. Nobody is allowed outside, and everything is completely shut down.

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04-19-2013, 07:19 AM
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Id agree that this game shouldnt go on at this point. That or relocate it here.

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I think it's pretty safe to say that with the amount of bombs planted around the city, there's no way the game happens tonight.

There's a state of emergency in Boston right now. Nobody is allowed outside, and everything is completely shut down.
Agreed. I don't think the game will or should be played.

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04-19-2013, 07:21 AM
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Yea it would be tough to play this game. Boston is pretty much closed right now. So unless they catch the other suspect early today I doubt they play tonight. I wonder how the bruins will make up 2 games?

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All of Boston is **** down this morning. If the remaining suspect is caught soon I could see the game going ahead. However, I could easily see the morning skate cancelled. Just my opinion.

Thoughts and prayers for Boston.

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04-19-2013, 07:25 AM
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I hope all of the Bruins, Penguins and their staff's are ok. They will forever be changed.

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Source...

https://twitter.com/NewsBreaker

NewsBreaker ‏@NewsBreaker 7m
BREAKING: The entire city of Boston is on lockdown; officials asking public to stay put, hunker down, and don't open their doors.

PHOTO: #Watertown, MA on lockdown as search for 1 of 2 #BostonMarathon bombing suspect continues


NewsBreaker ‏@NewsBreaker 5m
All in Watertown, Cambridge, Waltham, Newton, Belmont, Allston/Brighton, Brookline, and Boston should stay indoors. - @MassGovernor

NewsBreaker ‏@NewsBreaker 1m
DEVELOPING: FAA has put flight restrictions over the city of Boston during #BostonMarathon manhunt, per FOX News.

And I know it's Rossi but he just tweeted that the Pens are in lockdown at their hotel. Not surprising at all...

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I agree the game will likely be cancelled -- particularly if the second suspect is still at large. Just trying to sort fact from opinion; wasn't sure if the game was officially cancelled at this point, or not...

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Likely to be cancelled - absolutely. I agree with that.

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