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04-27-2013, 10:24 PM
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A-Mac is definitely skating a lot better

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04-27-2013, 10:25 PM
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The Blues need to avoid trying the "defensive shell". They need to play with offensive energy, keep the puck in The Hawks' zone, and get a lot of chances. They need to score again, to keep a comfortable lead, and not let The Hawks into the game.
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04-27-2013, 10:27 PM
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A-Mac is definitely skating a lot better
Good thing, too. They'll need as much offensive creativity as possible against the stingy, smothering playoff defences. Let's hope they play San ose's more porous defence first, so they can get used to scoring in the playoffs.

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Fabulous reaction save by Elliott! He's stepping up to the task!

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If Elliott weren't playing so well I'd have to pay more attention to the game than the commercials.

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Leopold could have skated to the top of the circle before releasing that shot...had all day

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Schwartz-Backes-Steen line has looked awesome tonight

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04-27-2013, 10:32 PM
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Agree with Panger...Polak has made some great decisions with the puck tonight

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04-27-2013, 10:34 PM
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Let's go Sharks. God I feel dirty.

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04-27-2013, 10:35 PM
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Win is a win! After an up and down season, finishing in the 4 spot is not bad at all, and just so happens to be exactly where I predicted the Blues to finish in the prediction thread

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04-27-2013, 10:36 PM
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Solid enough game, should have scored a few more though. Now straight to the Kings-Sharks to see who we'll be playing.

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04-27-2013, 10:37 PM
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so

Schwartz-Backes-Steen
A-Mac-Berg-Stewart
Perron-Sobotka-Oshie
Cracknell-Porter-Reaves

J-Bo-Pietro
Leo-Shatty
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for first game against Kings/Sharks

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Blues win! Home ice in the 1st series! 4th Place. Exactly where I picked them at the beginning of the season. Going into the first series playing well. Everyone healthy. Can't ask for a lot more.

I ask for only one thing. That The Sharks beat The kings tonight. If they don't, however, it's not the end of The World. The Blues ARE capable of beating The Kings, IF they play their "A Game".

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04-27-2013, 10:42 PM
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That was sloppy, ugly and in the end, its what I thought that game would look like.

Blues played well in the second after realizing that those AHL guys were playing hard and Hitch gave the best players very little ice time in the 3rd.

Go San Jose? Deep down, I kind of want LA, though. If this team is going to win a cup they will have to play at a level that will oust the Kings anyway.

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04-27-2013, 10:42 PM
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Lets go blues!!

I never once doubted this team!

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Personally, I think that Cracknell, Porter, and Reaves have all earned NHL contracts as 4th liners. If our skilled guys on the top three lines can't make it there, move them. These guys have that special energy that translates to a good 4th line player. Sure Schwartz and some of the other top 9 forwards can play down on the 4th line, but they are better on other lines. These guys bring that 4th line energy and grit that more skilled players lack.
I agree....really think that line brings something special.

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04-27-2013, 10:47 PM
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I agree....really think that line brings something special.
Havent checked. Are the Kings on the road or is it the Sharks?

You're an LA fan, right?

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04-27-2013, 10:49 PM
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See the difference guys? Sharks and Kings not in the same ballpark.

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04-27-2013, 10:52 PM
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Havent checked. Are the Kings on the road or is it the Sharks?

You're an LA fan, right?
No....I don't mind Kopitar and respect what Quick did last year but largely dislike the team. I think DB has been overdue for a long term suspension.....diver and cheapshot artist combined....nice combo.

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04-27-2013, 10:53 PM
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Niemi is going to have to steal this if the Sharks are going to win.

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See the difference guys? Sharks and Kings not in the same ballpark.
The Ice does seem to be tilted in LA's favor.

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04-27-2013, 10:57 PM
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C'mon Raffi, u should've had that. Nice save by Quick

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Interesting that they kept Burns at forward the whole year.

He's probably the one guy on their team that scares me a bit. Was their best player in the series last year.

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04-27-2013, 11:00 PM
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so

Schwartz-Backes-Steen
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Perron-Sobotka-Oshie
Cracknell-Porter-Reaves

J-Bo-Pietro
Leo-Shatty
Jackman-Polak
for first game against Kings/Sharks
No Tarasenko?

I really like Cracknell-Porter-Reaves together and think its super important to have a line like that in the PO's just like the Kings last year. Oshie coming back will throw a wrench in that but seriously, Cracknell has not played good enough to kick anyone else out

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