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Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 02/24/2011

Dmitri Orlov joins Capitals at practice, Mike Green not skating

By Greg Schimmel

UPDATE
According to a Capitals spokesman, Mike Green is out sick with the same nasty cold that sidelined Matt Hendricks earlier in the week.

Also, Orlov is in Washington simply to get some practice time in. Orlov, who arrived in the United States just this past weekend, was prohibited from traveling with the Bears to Toronto because of visa problems. He will be rejoining Hershey soon.

Original post
Dmitri Orlov, who signed a professional tryout contract with Hershey on Tuesday, did not travel with the Bears on their current road trip and is on the ice today for Capitals practice at Kettler Capitals Iceplex.

Some other early notes from Thursday's practice, which just got underway.

-Defenseman Mike Green is not on the ice. Green and Boudreau said in Pittsburgh they expected the defenseman to return to the lineup Friday against the Rangers after he missed the last five games.

We'll have a status update after practice.

-Defenseman Tom Poti (groin) is not skating, and Eric Fehr (shoulder) skated before practice and is not on the ice for the main session.

-Center Nick Backstrom, who has a fractured thumb but isn't expected to miss any time, is skating.

Here are the line combinations for Thursday's practice:

Ovechkin-Backstrom-Johansson-Knuble
Laich-Perreault-Semin
Chimera-B. Gordon-Hendricks
King-Steckel-Bradley

There are seven defenseman on the ice including Orlov.

-Along with his two-year contract extension that is worth $1.6 million, Matt Hendricks received a $50,000 signing bonus that will make his salary cap hit over the next two seasons $825,000. With the addition of Hendricks, the Capitals have nine forwards under contract for the 2011-12 season.

By Greg Schimmel  | February 24, 2011; 10:45 AM ET
Categories:  Dmitri Orlov, Mike Green  
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Comments

The Bears just called up a goalie, did they get one hurt or are we about to trade a goalie?

Posted by: icehammer97 | February 24, 2011 10:51 AM | Report abuse

wow...that was a quick promotion for Orlov!

Posted by: capscoach | February 24, 2011 10:53 AM | Report abuse

@icehammer

saw the same thing. And no idea. Holtby supposedly had an awesome game last night and didnt get hurt.

Posted by: ThePat | February 24, 2011 10:54 AM | Report abuse

@icehammer

apparently Elliot Friedman thinks he tweaked his knee during the shootout.

Posted by: ThePat | February 24, 2011 10:56 AM | Report abuse

How mad would the bears be is we traded holtby! He could be good bait.

Posted by: capscoach | February 24, 2011 10:56 AM | Report abuse

@capscoach

Its not a promotion. He cant play with the Caps, just practicing while Hershey is on road trip.

Posted by: ThePat | February 24, 2011 10:57 AM | Report abuse

why isn't Chimera EVER the odd man out?

Gordo and Chimmy on a checking line would be scary.


btw this is how you deal with an unmotivated skill player. Take note McPhee.

The Flyers placed winger Nikolay Zherdev on waivers on Wednesday.

The 26-year-old Russian scored 15 goals in 47 games, but had been a healthy scratch of late.
Flyers captain Mike Richards had called Zherdev the most skilled player on the Flyers' roster, but it was clear his work ethic and unwillingness to play Laviolette's pressure-the-puck system became issues.

Posted by: cstanton1 | February 24, 2011 10:58 AM | Report abuse

@thepat

aha! interesting. thanks.

Posted by: capscoach | February 24, 2011 10:59 AM | Report abuse

Woke up this morning and see we still have 1/2 a playoff team. GMGM are you working?

Posted by: lylewimbledon | February 24, 2011 11:02 AM | Report abuse

Thanks Pat.

Posted by: icehammer97 | February 24, 2011 11:02 AM | Report abuse

TB just traded Dan Ellis to Anaheim for that horrible backup goali we scored 7 on.

Posted by: ThePat | February 24, 2011 11:02 AM | Report abuse

#NHLDucks acquire goaltender Dan Ellis from Tampa Bay in exchange for goaltender Curtis McElhinney. http://bit.ly/eAuzsx

Posted by: icehammer97 | February 24, 2011 11:02 AM | Report abuse

ahh Pat beat me to it. Interesting consdering Ana just called up Emery, I wonder if Hiller is worse off then was thought or if they just have no trust in Emery but if that was the case why even sign him in the first place?

Posted by: icehammer97 | February 24, 2011 11:04 AM | Report abuse

@puckman – regarding whiffgate… So sounds like a strength issue, could it be related to performance enhancement drugs? …the lack of? I’m just asking questions here.

Posted by: guer_j | February 24, 2011 11:06 AM | Report abuse

OMG FREAKOUT WHERE WAS MCPHEE ON THAT ONE!

Posted by: GFisher1 | February 24, 2011 11:08 AM | Report abuse

It was a nice thing for the Caps to let Orlov practice with the big boys. He's got to be pretty excited to be out there with Ovi, Semin, and Varlamov. Maybe it's an indication that the Caps think he has a future with the big club. I hope so.

Posted by: zmega | February 24, 2011 11:08 AM | Report abuse

The Bears signed him to a pro tryout contract. What if the Capitals had him sign an entry level deal? How does all that work? Was the tryout contract a formality and short term and written that it would be void if offered an entry level deal? I really am asking and to be honest, don't know if Orlov is ready for the NHL or not. Whatever the answer is, Orlov is not a trade deadline answer.

Posted by: fanohock1 | February 24, 2011 11:12 AM | Report abuse

CS1

I think it's easier to bench or waive a guy like Zherdev when you have so much depth, compared to a Caps team that's as deep as a puddle.

And personally, I think Zherdev is a waste of time for this team at this point in time.

But you never know - the Caps are not going to be able to swing a significant deal so they may take a "flyer" on a certain avaialble player(s)...

Posted by: jeets | February 24, 2011 11:12 AM | Report abuse

According to Hockey's Future:
"Orlov is a talented, smooth skating offensive defenseman who prefers to press the attack and create scoring opportunities at all times. His freelancing at times creates openings for the opposition, but Orlov is a constant threat. He is a decent sized player with a strong core but does not play an overly physical game. His strong suit is his creativity and high skill level which allows him to execute the complex plays he conceives. His shooting is accurate if not powerful and he is also adept at finding teammates with quick passes."
I thought Caps needed an experienced, tough, stay-at-home Dman. Yep, McPhee at his best again.

Posted by: scmonty1 | February 24, 2011 11:17 AM | Report abuse

Mike Green is not on the ice because he is sick with the same nasty cold/stomach virus that Hendricks had earlier this week. #Caps

Posted by: icehammer97 | February 24, 2011 11:18 AM | Report abuse

@scmonty1 He is here because he could go to Canada with the Bears he is at best a next year guy and probably 2+ years away. Also having him, Green, and Carlson as three rotating guys QBing or PP it will allow us to move Ovechkin down to where he can score more.

Posted by: icehammer97 | February 24, 2011 11:21 AM | Report abuse

Caps didn't sign Orlov I think because we are very close on the 50 NHL contracts and want flexibility through Monday.

I believe the tryout contract, but unsure, is for a limited period of time. I don't think he can be on tryout now through June (if AHL Playoffs extend that far for Bears).

Maybe ThePat knows CBA rules on tryout contract, I don't know. I expect though after the deadline he'll get a EL deal.

Posted by: tominsocal1 | February 24, 2011 11:22 AM | Report abuse

oops should have said could not go to Canada.

Posted by: icehammer97 | February 24, 2011 11:25 AM | Report abuse

This cstanton1's got some brilliant plan for #28. Take note McPhee.

Posted by: JohnnyBlades | February 24, 2011 11:28 AM | Report abuse

@Tom, I may be wrong but I think the Bears could sign him to a one year AHL only deal and then the Caps could wait til the summer to sign him. Not sure on that though.

Posted by: icehammer97 | February 24, 2011 11:29 AM | Report abuse

@fanohock

@tom basically nailed it. The PTO let him get on the ice as soon as possible basically without the EL contract completed.

Posted by: ThePat | February 24, 2011 11:30 AM | Report abuse

@jeets

I strongly agree w/you about Zherdev being a waste, and I wouldn't want him on the Caps EVER. I'm disappointed I haven't seen more names that appeal to me regarding trade speculation here...I haven't got excited about a single name.

It's almost reached the point that I hope we do nothing, and keep our fingers crossed that we stay in good health and BB removes his head from his hole once-and-for-good. Though not confident about it, I think we could win the cup w/our team now (despite BB and some glaring shortcomings).

There, I drank some koolaid....GO CAPS!!

Posted by: vermontcaps | February 24, 2011 11:36 AM | Report abuse

@JohnnyBlades I wouldn't call getting nothing for Semin and have no control over who gets him is a "brilliant plan." If we can get something good for him trading him is fine but Zherdev on Philly is not the same as Semin here. Zherdev was a scoring player playing 3/4 line time. Semin is a scoring forward on our top two lines. If we waived Semin it won't matter if we do get a #2 center we will be worse from getting nothing for Semin.

Posted by: icehammer97 | February 24, 2011 11:37 AM | Report abuse

@vermontcaps, I had seen some talk here about C. Neil I thought he would interest you. BTW it is so odd seeing you post something positive especially that you think we can win with this team. I may not always agree with you but liked that you stuck to your guns and actually provided reasoning behind your ideas instead of insults to everyone who didn't agree like some have gotten to doing lately.

Posted by: icehammer97 | February 24, 2011 11:42 AM | Report abuse

Rossi_on_Pens Rob Rossi
by JapersRink
Pens GM: Orpik will be out a while but we expect him back this season.


Wow, if it wasn't the Pens I might actually feel bad for the team. Down 3 of their top 4 or 5 players for a long time.

Posted by: icehammer97 | February 24, 2011 11:44 AM | Report abuse

I saw Chris Neil go down during the Ottawa game. He got hurt in the middle of the 2nd and didn't come back.

Posted by: fanohock1 | February 24, 2011 11:55 AM | Report abuse

@ vermontcaps

I agree. I almost want us to do nothing so as to solidify chemistry and reinstate faith in the caps as assembled.

Pass the Kool Aid please.

Posted by: Jordan_Kitts | February 24, 2011 11:59 AM | Report abuse

Mike Green has a concussion. The Caps need to come out and say that. That's what "Inner Ear Trauma" is. It causes vertigo, dizziness, and an overall sense of disequilibrium. The fact is though we will miss him on offense, I think we have what it takes defensively to get by while he recovers. This whole playing coy with the injury makes no sense. Soon all the teams in the league will start referring to concussions as "inner ear trauma" and that's dangerous because it will take away attention from the head shot problem and resultant concussions that are threatening the careers of our best players.

BTW I'm aware that Mike was injured after being struck by a slap shot and not from a head shot.

Posted by: MScully11 | February 24, 2011 12:03 PM | Report abuse

@fanohock

You are right he did. A number of scouts were there watching him play. Rumor has it, it was a hip/hip flexor but havent seen anything this morning on him.

Posted by: ThePat | February 24, 2011 12:03 PM | Report abuse

This team can not win it all as currently assembled down the middle, period. Two rookie centers, two 3rd/4th line faceoff specialists and a number 1 center with a fractured thumb. And I really do think there may be more wrong with Backie than we think, why else would MaJo be taking turns on the 1st line?

Posted by: PhilR | February 24, 2011 12:03 PM | Report abuse

@phil

I might argue they only have 2/3 of professional first line and duct taping the rest of their lines. Serious issues.

Posted by: lylewimbledon | February 24, 2011 12:08 PM | Report abuse

We did not put a claim on Zherdev, according to CSN PHilly he cleared waivers.

Posted by: ThePat | February 24, 2011 12:09 PM | Report abuse

We have someone on here today complaining because the Capitals won't admit Green has a concussion (if he in fact does), which I highly doubt because he was skating WITH the team prior to the Buffalo game. Players suffering concussion symptoms don't skate. Is it really that hard to believe he is sick in February? Let's say for argument sake he does have a concussion, during trade season, hell yes you hide it, even if the injured guy isn't part of a trade. It makes the trade value of other players playing defense go up if they are being discussed. Yesterday we had people complaining because Backstrom leaked the fact that he had a fractured thumb. No matter what is released there are complaints.

Posted by: fanohock1 | February 24, 2011 12:12 PM | Report abuse

PhilR - I'm not sure if having MaJo practice with the 1st line means anything more about Backstrom's condition. Maybe just another look at combinations. I know MaJo is no Fedorov, but a number of years ago they split up Ovie and Backstrom at times and with some good results. Feds worked well with Ovie and maybe they feel MaJo might do well.Certainly helps to spread out the talent across a couple of lines... at least until we can get hold of that elusive "2nd line center".

Posted by: gonchpup | February 24, 2011 12:13 PM | Report abuse

Trade Green and Fehr and Perrault for Iginla and a pick.

Posted by: SoaringCaps | February 24, 2011 12:13 PM | Report abuse

Cup now!

Future after June. Caps have tons, and don't need them all.

Let's get serious about this...or at least try to show the people paying money that they are...

Posted by: SoaringCaps | February 24, 2011 12:15 PM | Report abuse

BTW I'm aware that Mike was injured after being struck by a slap shot and not from a head shot.

Posted by: MScully11 | February 24, 2011 12:03 PM | Report abuse
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If you're aware of that, why can't you accept their answer? He could've played against the Pens. He doesn't have a concussion so why should they say he has one? Just to add more drama and feed the hungry drama wolves?

Also plainly stated that he's not there today because he's sick. There's not always a conspiracy unlike in Dallas on Nov 22, 1963.

Posted by: pokerface1208 | February 24, 2011 12:18 PM | Report abuse

I think icehammer has it right on Orlov. He should be on the Caps in 2012-13. He fits in well with the team as the 3rd offensive d-man, behind Green and Carlson. He would be paired with a SAH, defense-first d-man as with the others. I would put Hannan with Green, Alzner with Carlson, and Schultz/Erskine with Orlov. And he would be very solid at the point on the PP. BTW, I would disagree with the Hockey's Future note posted by Monty, which makes Orlov sound like Poti. He is much more physical than that. From what I have seen, his main downside (other than inexperience) is that as a skater he appears to be adequate but not elite.

Posted by: zmega | February 24, 2011 12:18 PM | Report abuse

Kovalev to Pens

Posted by: pokerface1208 | February 24, 2011 12:19 PM | Report abuse

No Kovalev for us...he goes to the Pens. Rejoice.

Posted by: ThePat | February 24, 2011 12:19 PM | Report abuse

Trade Green and Fehr and Perrault for Iginla and a pick.

Posted by: SoaringCaps
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yeah, because trading away a D, a C, and a RW for just one RW helps our situation at Center? smoooth!

Posted by: FrankM73 | February 24, 2011 12:21 PM | Report abuse

Ray Schero said on NHL Network the other day that they might make 1 more move for a forward. Looks like this was it. I thought after the deal w/Dallas that Kovalev might not be on their radar anymore. Maybe there are some injuries from last night. I know Neal left for a bit but returned.

Posted by: pokerface1208 | February 24, 2011 12:21 PM | Report abuse

Posted by: mabbs | February 24, 2011 12:26 PM | Report abuse

No Kovalev for us...he goes to the Pens. Rejoice.

Posted by: ThePat | February 24, 2011 12:19 PM | Report abuse
-----------------------------------------
Exactly! The ONLY way I woulda like us getting him is if we only gave up a bag of pucks. Trust me folks, you think Semin is an enigma? Kovalev is a poor man's Semin.

That being said, if in fact Kovalev wants to play then it's a nice pickup for them.

Posted by: pokerface1208 | February 24, 2011 12:26 PM | Report abuse

Also plainly stated that he's not there today because he's sick. There's not always a conspiracy unlike in Dallas on Nov 22, 1963.

Posted by: pokerface1208 | February 24, 2011 12:18 PM

Except that Green was spotted this morning on a grassy knoll.

Posted by: tominsocal1 | February 24, 2011 12:26 PM | Report abuse

@pokerface

looks like it was for a bag of pucks, a 5th or 7th round pick.

Posted by: ThePat | February 24, 2011 12:27 PM | Report abuse

Wow, soaringcaps, that is an awful lot for a 33 year-old right wing that is owed 14 million over the next two years and still doesn't help resolve our 2nd line center issue. I won't argue with you for a second about Jerome Iginla as a hockey player, the man is a beast and personifies consistency. The problem is, he doesn't fit our needs. Plus, the Flames are back in the hunt and Iginla has been the face of that franchise.

I don't agree with the assessment of our line-up either. It's not like the Caps are down in the basement. I wonder if some of your critique your own body of work in whatever it is you do as drastically as you critique this team.

Posted by: fanohock1 | February 24, 2011 12:28 PM | Report abuse

@pokerface

you have any updates on the caps trade talk

Posted by: samb99 | February 24, 2011 12:30 PM | Report abuse

@pokerface

you have any updates on the caps trade talk

Posted by: samb99 | February 24, 2011 12:30 PM | Report abuse

Before anybody gets their panties in a wad, there was only a mild interst in Kovalev from the Caps. It's a good pickup for the Pens as it fills a need for them. Kovalev is a RW, the RW's I've heard us pursuing are a better fit than Kovalev would've been. He was more of a backup plan from what I've heard.

GMGM's #1 concern is 2C and #2 concern is a wing in the top 6 ilk.

Posted by: pokerface1208 | February 24, 2011 12:31 PM | Report abuse

@samb99

GMGM is probably waiting for the right time to make moves...like last year plucking corvo and walker in the last minutes. Moves that were so good we should see both their numbers hanging in the rafters in 5 years

Posted by: _stevo | February 24, 2011 12:34 PM | Report abuse

A 7th round pick? Now, look, I am glad we didn't get him because taking on his salary, even prorated, takes away other options, but a 7th round pick? Bryan Murray let him go for a future ECHLer or worse. I woulda rather let him walk this summer if I was an Ottawa fan. For every player from the 7th round that people want to use as an example of a diamond in the rough that made it I can give at least 28 examples from that same draft class that never touched anything higher than AHL ice. Some players are over-valued, Kovalev should have been able to get more.

Posted by: fanohock1 | February 24, 2011 12:35 PM | Report abuse

Kovalev to the Pens.

Posted by: saintex | February 24, 2011 12:35 PM | Report abuse

fanohock,

I really do not have a problem with our lineup outside of the center position. I just don't think you can (or should) be going into the playoffs with two rookies playing 2nd and 3rd line pivot. I think MaJo would be fine as 3rd line center but Perrault simply has not impressed me at all, too inconsistant and gets pushed off the puck too easily. Plus, he seems to just disappear for games on end.

Posted by: PhilR | February 24, 2011 12:36 PM | Report abuse

pens will need to trade for another d-man if orpik is going to out most of the rest of the season too

Posted by: _stevo | February 24, 2011 12:50 PM | Report abuse

samb99

Not really. I promise you, GMGM will make move(s) by the deadline or I'll stand on the corner at VC and draw everybody's "Fire GMGM" signs for the strike! LOL! No seriously, things like this happen. It doesn't mean that it's dead, it just hasn't happened yet. It's there though and could be completed in 1 phone call (then to the league of course, so I guess 2).

Here's what I'll say about GMGM right now. We've only made the playoffs the last 3yrs this being our 4th right? Everything I'm hearing is that GMGM is making more calls now than he has in any other yr. He's got the cap space and the assets to really make an impact.

Posted by: pokerface1208 | February 24, 2011 12:51 PM | Report abuse

Orpik has a broken finger and is out 4-6 wks so he'll be fine for the playoffs.

Posted by: pokerface1208 | February 24, 2011 12:52 PM | Report abuse

pokerface1208

who are the targets players you see that are in play. also looks like something is up with fehr

Posted by: samb99 | February 24, 2011 12:53 PM | Report abuse

@ _stevo

Sloan for Malkin :)

Posted by: bqts | February 24, 2011 12:53 PM | Report abuse

Kovalev is terrible.

I am glad the caps didn't get another russian.

And FANHOCK...

I want the cup this year, I don't care about next year. (Yet)

As I have said before, move Laich to center, and put Iginla and Semin on the line.

I don't want Hemsky either so the caps better not get him....

Posted by: SoaringCaps | February 24, 2011 12:56 PM | Report abuse

Braden Holtby did tweek his knee last night and is listed as week to week.

Posted by: ThePat | February 24, 2011 12:59 PM | Report abuse

The Caps need new strength and conditioning coaches as well as a new Goalie Coach...

Why are ALL of the Caps goalies as frail as styrofoam...????!!!?!?!

Unreal..

Posted by: SoaringCaps | February 24, 2011 1:03 PM | Report abuse

Don't know much about Hemsky. Seems like GMGM is extending his scarf in his direction...

Posted by: Jordan_Kitts | February 24, 2011 1:04 PM | Report abuse

PhilR: Totally agree with everything you said. The acquisition of a proven 2nd line center is a must for success.

SoaringCaps: I'm not saying the Capitals shouldn't move some prospects and picks, but not, prospects, picks, and someone like Green. The adjustment to his game has made him more valuable than he used to be, to US. Most teams you see go all in are ones with a lot of veterans that know they are on the verge of retiring like the last Colorado Avalanche championship team. I honestly don't think the Caps have to go "all in" to win it this year. I believe they can make smart trades for the right guys and stay competitive beyond July 1st.

Posted by: fanohock1 | February 24, 2011 1:05 PM | Report abuse

PENS get Kovy

Posted by: lylewimbledon | February 24, 2011 1:06 PM | Report abuse

Everyone loading up for the playoffs except us. How many more players are we going to watch go to our rivals?

Posted by: lylewimbledon | February 24, 2011 1:07 PM | Report abuse

Geez @lyle, "loading up for the playoffs"? Pens are just trying to patch together a dozen or two guys who can stand up on their skates. No one here wanted Kovy and GMGM would've been pilloried if he gave up a late round ick for him. Give it a rest.

Posted by: Justafan | February 24, 2011 1:11 PM | Report abuse

@fanohock, I think getting something for Kovy was better then nothing (plus they save cash which is always a thought). Not saying that a 7th round pick is going to be that dimond everyone is looking for but giving yourself more chances to go for the dimond is always good.

Posted by: icehammer97 | February 24, 2011 1:12 PM | Report abuse

I'd take Kovy for a bag of pucks. He may be old and sucky in Ottawa- still a million times better than Perreault. And no, I will not rest until I can b@tch all the way to a Cup or a Choking Dogs First Round exit.

Posted by: lylewimbledon | February 24, 2011 1:15 PM | Report abuse

@ESPN_NHL RT @pghpenguins: Bylsma: Orpik has a broken finger and will be approximately 4 weeks. #Pens

Posted by: brittanyb_sm | February 24, 2011 1:17 PM | Report abuse

@lyle

Kovalve is a RW, not a C.

Posted by: ThePat | February 24, 2011 1:17 PM | Report abuse

New thread

Posted by: PhilR | February 24, 2011 1:25 PM | Report abuse

I have a pretty reliable source who says Green is out with a concussion as well.

Posted by: CAPSHOCKEY2 | February 24, 2011 1:32 PM | Report abuse

OKOK.........Pens added Kovalev, Neal, Niskanen, yet lose Goligoski for good, Malkin for the season, and Cindy Crybaby for an undetermined amount of time. Where are they "loading" up? What if Nicky were out indefinitely, OV out for the year and we traded Greeny for Neal and Niskanen, then picked up that flat tire Kovalev for a 7th? Would anybody be happy with that? Not me.

Posted by: Cayugalaker | February 24, 2011 1:33 PM | Report abuse

Kovalev for a 7th seems pretty cheap to me.

Posted by: CAPSHOCKEY2 | February 24, 2011 1:36 PM | Report abuse

A week ago, everyone says they don't want Kovalev on the team for anything. Now that he has been traded to the Pens, we missed out on him.

Let the drama unfold people, you provide me with my workday laughs.

Posted by: richmondphil2 | February 24, 2011 1:47 PM | Report abuse

I'm with you richmondphil2.

Other than Kaberle and possibly Fisher, I don't see that we missed the big one at all. The asking price was probably quite hefty on both of those two anyway. Most of these guys should be careful what they wish for.

Posted by: Cayugalaker | February 24, 2011 1:54 PM | Report abuse

Penguins
- Malkin/Crosby
+ Neal/Kovalev
= a team weak at forward.

If we had to play them again without Malkin/Crosby, my money would still be on the Caps. The multiple injuries are starting to have compounding effects on Pitt.

I'm crossing my fingers that we draw them in the 1st round with the 4/5 seeds. Caps only seem to play with heart when it's against the Pens. If we could knock them out it might actually instill the confidence that I think has been missing since Montreal took us down last year.

Posted by: seth_malaguerra | February 24, 2011 2:37 PM | Report abuse

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