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Caps-Flyers rookie game lineup

As promised, here's the Capitals' lineup for today's rookie game:

Forwards
Jake Hauswirth-Marcus Johansson-Dmitry Kugryshev
Nakita Kashirsky-Cody Eakin-Garrett Mitchell
Anton Gustafsson-Stanislav Galiev-Felix LeFrancois
David de Kkastrozza-Trevor Bruess-Anthony Pisano

Defense
Flemming-Finley
Godfrey-Cullity
Stevenson-Carrier

Here's the link to the streaming broadcast of today's tilt again and be sure to check back later on for notes and quotes.

By Katie Carrera  |  September 16, 2010; 3:06 PM ET
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you are kickin butt katie, you're way faster than Tarik was on this kinda stuff.

the 2nd and 4th lines look great. And our D has good balance. I'm curious to see Cullity play at this level. He's got a very strong resume.

Posted by: cstanton1 | September 16, 2010 3:17 PM | Report abuse

is the feed working for anyone?

Posted by: _stevo | September 16, 2010 3:18 PM | Report abuse

so if Bruess is truly centering that 4th line, no reason why he and Rinaldo don't start swingin at each other. 5 of the 6 D play a gritty style so thats gonna be nice to see.

Posted by: cstanton1 | September 16, 2010 3:18 PM | Report abuse

nope still not working for me

Posted by: ThePat | September 16, 2010 3:19 PM | Report abuse

streams not working for me either. Any other ideas?

Posted by: Chewbacca22 | September 16, 2010 3:20 PM | Report abuse

I'm tryin to figure out how to get the color adjusted properly. The blood on the ice looks brown instead of red.

Posted by: cstanton1 | September 16, 2010 3:22 PM | Report abuse

that was a nice hit right there.

Posted by: cstanton1 | September 16, 2010 3:24 PM | Report abuse

Galiev scored 1-0 Caps...no idea how, just saw on the Twitter

Posted by: ThePat | September 16, 2010 3:27 PM | Report abuse

the 15 second caps convention 'ads' are working just fine. no game though

Posted by: Capt_Kirk_in_AZ | September 16, 2010 3:29 PM | Report abuse

he banked the puck off a Flyer's helmet back to himself then using just one hand he stickhandled thru a crowd, broke a skate blade and then while balanced on one foot and intentionally using just one hand he two-handed the puck thru the 5 hole and out the back of the net. This kid's got some mad skillz!

Posted by: cstanton1 | September 16, 2010 3:30 PM | Report abuse

cstanton1 = the new ron weber

Posted by: Capt_Kirk_in_AZ | September 16, 2010 3:34 PM | Report abuse

Not working here either!

Posted by: JMinVA | September 16, 2010 3:34 PM | Report abuse

From Corey Masisak on Twitter:

Caps lead 1-0 thru 20. MJ90 with a nifty backhanded saucer pass to the top of the crease and Galiev put it home by driving the net.

Posted by: MReilly9 | September 16, 2010 3:36 PM | Report abuse

maybe if its 4-zip at the intermission the fireworks will start

Posted by: cstanton1 | September 16, 2010 3:37 PM | Report abuse

i've got three browsers from three different sites trying to load the game. if any of them work i'll post a link

Posted by: Capt_Kirk_in_AZ | September 16, 2010 3:37 PM | Report abuse

@Capt_Kirk: Did you find any links that do something other than just embed the Caps365 feed? Also, are all the people trying to watch outside the DC/Philly area? They may have blacked it out for people out of region (though I can't imagine why).

Posted by: Raber | September 16, 2010 3:46 PM | Report abuse

Of course the Caps365 feed isn't working but Dukes and Arrington (106.7 the FAN) are broadcasting from KCI. LaVar said that he will try to get GMGM on, but GMGM is probably too elusive to actually have to say anything substantive to the media or the fans.

Posted by: MReilly9 | September 16, 2010 3:47 PM | Report abuse

So what exactly about the 1st and 3rd lines don't you like? Oh yeah, some of them are said to possess "skill". Like Galiev.

Posted by: richmondphil2 | September 16, 2010 3:47 PM | Report abuse

Also, all links to a stream I have found have not worked.

*shrug.

Posted by: richmondphil2 | September 16, 2010 3:48 PM | Report abuse

More from Corey Masisak on Twitter:

Strong 1st period for MJ90 and Grubauer in net. Couple rough shifts for Godfrey/Culitti pairing defensively.

Posted by: MReilly9 | September 16, 2010 3:49 PM | Report abuse

yeah i tried a couple feeds including the embedded feed on japers and nothing works....but i guess we can listen to lavar talk about the redskins from kettler

Posted by: _stevo | September 16, 2010 3:50 PM | Report abuse

Raber:
they all seem to be caps365
a couple of philly boards i found and flyers.nhl.com are using it too

Posted by: Capt_Kirk_in_AZ | September 16, 2010 3:52 PM | Report abuse

LaVar and Dukes now have on Jill Sorenson on talking about the Caps.

Posted by: MReilly9 | September 16, 2010 3:52 PM | Report abuse

So what exactly about the 1st and 3rd lines don't you like? Oh yeah, some of them are said to possess "skill". Like Galiev.

---------rphil--

did i say i hated the other 2 lines? or did you just presume that?

you skip your midol today?

Posted by: cstanton1 | September 16, 2010 3:53 PM | Report abuse

bruess in a fight and maybe bleeding...another bradley?

Posted by: _stevo | September 16, 2010 3:54 PM | Report abuse

_stevo:
do you have a link for lavar?

Posted by: Capt_Kirk_in_AZ | September 16, 2010 3:54 PM | Report abuse

It sounds like Trevor Bruess was just in a dust up (early second period) with one of the Flyers hopefuls.

Posted by: MReilly9 | September 16, 2010 3:54 PM | Report abuse

MJ90 with a nifty backhanded saucer pass to the top of the crease and Galiev put it home by driving the net.

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i wonder if that was on a PP or if Bruce was mixing up the lines or the lineups themselves weren't totally accurate.

Posted by: cstanton1 | September 16, 2010 3:55 PM | Report abuse

It's just a question. When someone says they find "something great", yet do not comment on the other subjects within the same domain, it is a natural inference to think that you "don't like them." Nothing to do with hate, either.

That comment + your Galiev comment = Status Quo cstanton...all I'm merely pointing out.

Posted by: richmondphil2 | September 16, 2010 3:56 PM | Report abuse

Posted by: _stevo | September 16, 2010 3:56 PM | Report abuse

Posted by: Wiley_One1 | September 16, 2010 3:56 PM | Report abuse

Posted by: MReilly9 | September 16, 2010 3:56 PM | Report abuse

Let me rephrase;

Why don't you find the 1st and 3rd lines "great", like you find the 2nd and 4th line?

It's a bit rhetorical, so there's no need to answer really.

Posted by: richmondphil2 | September 16, 2010 3:57 PM | Report abuse

Bruess isn't a good fighter by any stretch. At this stage in his career I think he'd lose to Bradley easily. He's not an experienced fighter and he's not very strong. He'll never be a good fighter anyway. But he'll need to at least be good enough to not get killed when he has to answer for a questionable hit here or there.

Posted by: cstanton1 | September 16, 2010 3:57 PM | Report abuse

Let me rephrase;

Why don't you find the 1st and 3rd lines "great", like you find the 2nd and 4th line?

It's a bit rhetorical, so there's no need to answer really.

Posted by: richmondphil2 | September 16, 2010 3:57 PM | Report abuse

oh but i do feel compelled to answer.
Because I find the entire 2nd/4th lines interesting as opposed to seeing Hauswirth on the LW on one line and AGus and the LeFrenchy kid on the other line.

Posted by: cstanton1 | September 16, 2010 4:01 PM | Report abuse

@darrylrbaker from last thread

Seriously, 3:06 isn't good enough for you? Way to make a fool of yourself.

Posted by: yosemite_sam | September 16, 2010 4:01 PM | Report abuse

why are your panties bunched up over Galiev?

I'm not a fan of his yet but I certainly didn't slam him in this thread. You're being overly sensitive.

Posted by: cstanton1 | September 16, 2010 4:02 PM | Report abuse

_stevo/Wiley_One1/MReilly9

thanks

Posted by: Capt_Kirk_in_AZ | September 16, 2010 4:02 PM | Report abuse

That comment + your Galiev comment = Status Quo cstanton...all I'm merely pointing out.
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so you choose to waste time and space by being snide. The first comments from you in a long while no less. Very disappointing.

Posted by: cstanton1 | September 16, 2010 4:05 PM | Report abuse

ouch, looks like the Flyers picked off a pass while we were on the PP and then scored on a 2 on 1. This was a few seconds into their PK. The more things change..

Posted by: cstanton1 | September 16, 2010 4:08 PM | Report abuse

Now the Caps scored again, but it is 2-1 Caps.

Posted by: MReilly9 | September 16, 2010 4:08 PM | Report abuse

godfrey scores...caps 2-1

Posted by: _stevo | September 16, 2010 4:08 PM | Report abuse

off a slapshot.

Godfrey does have a rep for having a good shot from the point.

Posted by: cstanton1 | September 16, 2010 4:10 PM | Report abuse

Godfrey scored the 2nd goal for the Caps per Katie.

Posted by: MReilly9 | September 16, 2010 4:11 PM | Report abuse

Posted by: JMinVA | September 16, 2010 4:12 PM | Report abuse

Alright, still no luck with this link. Speaking of links, my boss just left - could soon be time for this kid to hit the links himself! Hopefully with better results than last time.

Posted by: Timbo_1 | September 16, 2010 4:12 PM | Report abuse

the game will be posted later on the caps site for anyone not able to watch

Posted by: cstanton1 | September 16, 2010 4:12 PM | Report abuse

Oh yeah, thanks for all the updates to those who've been able to get a feed!

Posted by: Timbo_1 | September 16, 2010 4:14 PM | Report abuse

Flyers' Zac Rinaldo and Caps' Trevor Bruess just dropped the gloves. The two battled to a draw. Bruess picks up an extra two minutes for roughing and Flyers go on the PP.
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Thank you! Did I call it or did i call it

Posted by: cstanton1 | September 16, 2010 4:14 PM | Report abuse

There is probably some kind of limit to how many viewers can actually watch caps365 at one time, like 5-10.

Posted by: MReilly9 | September 16, 2010 4:14 PM | Report abuse

I'm guessing Rinaldo won. If Bruess didn't tie him up too much and try to hang on. Zac Rinaldo is one tough mean nasty SOB who can actually play hockey. At least at an nhl 4th line level to start. Pound for pound imo the toughest junior hockey league player out there.

Posted by: cstanton1 | September 16, 2010 4:17 PM | Report abuse

Caps scored on their 5 on 3 and it's now 2 to 1 Caps with 1:00 minute left in the second period.

Posted by: JMinVA | September 16, 2010 4:20 PM | Report abuse

More from Corey M. on Twitter:

Stanislav Galiev had a strong 2nd period for the #Caps.

2-1 #Caps thru 40. Godfrey with a PPG. Godfrey/Eakin on PP points and yield a SHG. Carrier prevented a goal with a nice play in the crease.

Posted by: MReilly9 | September 16, 2010 4:26 PM | Report abuse

Philadelphia Flyers General Manager Paul Holmgren confirmed late Monday night that the club has signed right wing Bill Guerin to a Professional Tryout.

“Bill has been a very good player for a long time in our league,” added Holmgren. “We are happy to have him in camp."

The 39-year-old Guerin has been participating in informal skates with the Flyers for the last two weeks at the Virtua Center Flyers Skate Zone in Voorhees, N.J.

He appeared in 78 regular season games with the Pittsburgh Penguins last season, finishing fifth on the team in scoring with 45 points and tied for third with 21 goals. He added another nine points (4G,5A) in 11 playoff games.

The Penguins announced that they would not bring back the free-agent forward on Aug. 26.

Posted by: JMinVA | September 16, 2010 4:26 PM | Report abuse

i gotta think guerin doesn't last the whole season there. He's hitting that Gary Roberts twilight of his career where he's not as strong on the puck as he once was and not as good in the corners. Not to mention being able to keep up with the play.

Posted by: cstanton1 | September 16, 2010 4:29 PM | Report abuse

Godfrey/Eakin on PP points and yield a SHG.
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therein lies the drawback of having forwards on the point. And Godfrey isn't exactly known for his defensive prowess. But hey its a rookie game, its not like we ever use this strategy in an nhl game..

Posted by: cstanton1 | September 16, 2010 4:31 PM | Report abuse

I agree cstanton1, Ovi should not be on the point. He should be up front crashing the net on the PP.

Posted by: MReilly9 | September 16, 2010 4:34 PM | Report abuse

i can't tell you how many good PP units I've seen in the past which don't employ forwards at the point and really don't employ all-star offensive dmen either. You don't have to be any more skilled than a Willie Mitchell on the point. But you do have to understand how to keep the puck from going past you, to avoid risky passing, to pinch the boards aggressively etc.

Posted by: cstanton1 | September 16, 2010 4:44 PM | Report abuse

Caps lead 3-1 in 3rd period.

Posted by: JMinVA | September 16, 2010 4:44 PM | Report abuse

I think Ovie should play some of the PP on the point but also some down low.

One of the Caps biggest threats on the PP is Ovie's shot from the point. Removing him from the point takes away that scoring threat.

Posted by: sgm3 | September 16, 2010 4:45 PM | Report abuse

Godfrey scores again! 3-1

Posted by: _stevo | September 16, 2010 4:46 PM | Report abuse

FLYERS SCORE! Eric Wellwood gets the Flyers back to within one with assists from Tye McGinn and Erik Gustafsson. 3-2 Caps.

Posted by: JMinVA | September 16, 2010 4:46 PM | Report abuse

I wonder why Katie isn't on top of things and posting updates...good thing the other "insiders" are posting things....Tarik would at least have after period updates here...

Let's hope it gets better...

Posted by: rdiehljr | September 16, 2010 4:53 PM | Report abuse

Backs will be on the Arrington and Dukes show after a radio commercial and later this afternoon GMGM will be on their show.

Posted by: MReilly9 | September 16, 2010 4:55 PM | Report abuse

One of the Caps biggest threats on the PP is Ovie's shot from the point. Removing him from the point takes away that scoring threat.
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and when the PK unit blocks him out to where his shots keep hitting people in front or when his game is a little off where he makes bad passes and they get easy clears out of it, i'd like to see Bruce change things up and give the point a little different feel. I don't see any reason why Ovy has to play the point as often as he does. But putting Green and Ovy on the point time and time again is going to lead to many flubs and shortie chances against. When they play a PK unit that knows how to box out the point, that's where you see guys like Ovechkin make some ridiculously stupid passes to get the puck through when what he should be doing is running the puck down the boards and letting a winger set up the play. It may not look as sexy as threading a pass thru 3 players for a bang bang play but its safer and eventually probably more effective. The problem is, our PP wingers don't know how to cycle the puck very effectively. They need too much space to operate.

Posted by: cstanton1 | September 16, 2010 4:59 PM | Report abuse

3-3 now

Posted by: _stevo | September 16, 2010 5:03 PM | Report abuse

4-3 Caps....scored with one minute left...

Posted by: sj9096 | September 16, 2010 5:06 PM | Report abuse

AGus scored on PP right?

Posted by: cstanton1 | September 16, 2010 5:07 PM | Report abuse

eakin i think....caps win

Posted by: _stevo | September 16, 2010 5:08 PM | Report abuse

my bad, wrong Gus. EGus from the Flyers scored.

well, it'll be fun to watch the tape later. I heard Stevenson laid out a Flyer with a nasty hit.

Posted by: cstanton1 | September 16, 2010 5:10 PM | Report abuse

From Corey M on Twitter:

Cody Eakin goes in the rookie game HOF for breaking a 3-3 tie with 1:16 left in the 3rd and Caps win 4-3. Top corner backhander, no less.

Posted by: MReilly9 | September 16, 2010 5:10 PM | Report abuse

@kirk, I just saw your link from yesterday. Nice pics of Crosby. Do you have them wallet-sized? Of course you do!


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Ok CStanton.

Usually I have thought you were over the top in your criticism of GMGM. While I dont think Belanger is anything great that will make or break the season, I am coming around to your position. I can't believe I am writing this.

There does not appear to be any plan in place. I think Carlson and Alzner getting their chance is nice, but where is the shutdown D? And where is the depth at C? And good grief, trade Semin and Flash when they have value. Last year's trade deadline was a total bomb. Terrible. This free agency period has been a joke. Has he not noticed what other teams are doing within the division? Frustrating. Hard to see the Caps going deep in the playoffs.

Posted by: jackstraaw | September 15, 2010 10:41 AM
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I'm sure there's a plan...not a very good one and they're not very good at executing deals either. I'm not trying to downplay how hard it is to swing deals. But when you look around at so many other teams who are able to transform rosters pretty quickly its apparent that McPhee goes about his dealings is a little too deliberately. Sometimes that's good (Adam Oates deal, holding out for a 1st for Eminger) and sometimes its not so good. The way he manages this team now, it'll be hard for him to acquire 2 or 3 impact players quickly if he has to.

Anyway, I urge you to get your tickets now as space is filling up quick. The Death Star will hopefully be pulling out of port with a full load!

Posted by: cstanton1 | September 16, 2010 5:25 PM | Report abuse

Flyers scored with 4:30 left in game then at the 1:15 mark Caps scored for a 4-3 win.
Go CAPS!!!

Posted by: JMinVA | September 16, 2010 5:25 PM | Report abuse

"you are kickin butt katie, you're way faster than Tarik was on this kinda stuff."

I second that opinion.

Posted by: hock1 | September 16, 2010 5:39 PM | Report abuse

People do realize that the Caps had the best PP, by far, in the league last year.

Some people will say "well they did bad in the playoffs last year" true, but that same PP did well in the playoffs in previous season so that seems to be an aberration.

The PP is not a worry. Ovie on the point is good. No, I don't think he should be on the point all the time and I'm all for trying new things, but he was very good on the point. And completely chaing a great PP because of 7 bad games seems drastic(it worked in the previous playoffs, so to say it won't work in the playoffs is wrong)

Yes they gave up a few shorties but overall they also scored more PPGs than any other team.

You need more skill on the point than a Willie Mitchell otherwise you end up with a PP like the Rangers.

Posted by: sgm3 | September 16, 2010 5:44 PM | Report abuse

I like Ovie on the PP point for two main reasons:

1 - He does not suck at it, and its conceivable that he will get better as our top unit is still in tact.

2 - It allows Semin to be on the #1 unit which makes it absolutely LETHAL under most circumstances.

They like to have a net presence on their PP which is Laich or K-bus, thats pretty much a staple, and I think it should be.

If Ovie plays down low, the other fwd is Backs and Semin is pushed to the 2nd unit where HE SHOULD NEVER BE!

The 2nd unit gets VERY little ice anyway.

Lastly, the numbers speak for themselves. "If it ain't broke..."

Posted by: wtf_e_fehr | September 16, 2010 6:01 PM | Report abuse

Mario Lemieux, Tim Kerr and Mike Bossy were probably the best PP players I'ver ever seen and none of those guys played the point.

to me putting Ovi on the point is like putting great power forwards in basketball such as Karl Malone and Tim Duncan 30 feet away from the basket... makes very little sense.

Posted by: joek443 | September 16, 2010 6:10 PM | Report abuse

Lastly, the numbers speak for themselves. "If it ain't broke..."

Posted by: wtf_e_fehr | September 16, 2010 6:01 PM | Report abuse

it doesn't have to be set in stone and things can be changed up as needed. But our PP sometimes has a very perimeter look to it. They can't adjust on the fly if the PK units are getting to the puck first or putting pressure on the point. And our wingers don't do a good job of working the puck along the boards. If a winger for ex flubs a puck or has to go get the puck from a dman, he usually just concedes the battle and expects the point person to flag down the clear. So when you have Flash and/or Semin working the wings, it can be either really pretty or really ugly. You gotta get a little more of a grinding aspect on the wings because when you have 9 players not including the goalie relegated to one-third the ice, there's not a lot of room sometimes. And the wingers don't make it easy for the point men to keep in the puck either because they don't really try and outwork the PK units if the puck goes behind the net or along the end boards or half wall. I don't know how many times last yr I saw Laich leave his position in front of the net to go win a puck battle because Semin or Flash would refuse to engage a dman down low.

when you have a man advantage, you really should be able to outwork the opposition almost every time. Meaning, win puck battles when necessary, go win a dump and chase even on the PP (esp on the PP!). Too often if we're forced to dump the puck in on the PP our forwards half-heartedly pursue the puck and concede that it will be easily cleared.

Posted by: cstanton1 | September 16, 2010 6:19 PM | Report abuse

to me putting Ovi on the point is like putting great power forwards in basketball such as Karl Malone and Tim Duncan 30 feet away from the basket... makes very little sense.

Posted by: joek443

its funny sometimes when Ovy gets frustrated at the point at the lack of digging around for rebounds so before the ref blows the whistle he comes pounding into the fray and tries to push the puck into the net. Having him closer to the crease would be a nice thing to have because he's much better in the corners than anyone else on our PP units except for Laich. Even Knuble is only so-so along the boards, his bread and butter is in the crease.

Posted by: cstanton1 | September 16, 2010 6:22 PM | Report abuse

The idea is to have a lot of size up front on the PP and to make things tough on the opposition D and not let them catch a breath or break. I remember that Bryan Murray used to like to put Scott Stevens up front on the PP, one year he actually scored over 20 goals, most of them on the PP while crashing the net.

Posted by: MReilly9 | September 16, 2010 6:28 PM | Report abuse

After being at the game (1st 2 periods) Cody Eakin stood out! He did mess up which allowed the flyers 1st goal...but heplayed keep away during the PK by himself, was moving the puck well, and just made his prescence known every shift.

Posted by: capscoach | September 16, 2010 6:48 PM | Report abuse

After being at the game (1st 2 periods) Cody Eakin stood out! He did mess up which allowed the flyers 1st goal...but heplayed keep away during the PK by himself, was moving the puck well, and just made his prescence known every shift.

Posted by: capscoach | September 16, 2010 6:48 PM | Report abuse

They are about to show highlights of today's rookie Caps-Flyers game on CSN after a TV commercial.

Posted by: MReilly9 | September 16, 2010 6:51 PM | Report abuse

They are about to show highlights of today's rookie Caps-Flyers game on CSN after a TV commercial.

Posted by: MReilly9 | September 16, 2010 6:51 PM | Report abuse

Ovechkin scores a lot of PP goals from straight in front of the net, near the blue line (his first NHL goal was that way) because he has such lethal accuracy ala Ray Bourque. He also scores a number of PP goals directly off the faceoff (again, with accuracy).

Dirty goals really aren't his style, whether PP or 5-on-5, so I'm not sure putting him down low would make a difference.

Lemieux was deadly on PP because not only shot but his passes were deadly accurate. Kerr was a junk man extraordinaire, matched perhaps in those days only by Neely. Bossy I never watched as much because he retired before I watched as much. I should have watched him more because I lived on Long Island 82-84 but just didn't care about that team.

Posted by: tominsocal1 | September 16, 2010 6:53 PM | Report abuse

The Canucks have invited Brendan Morrison to their training camp for a tryout.

Posted by: MReilly9 | September 16, 2010 7:06 PM | Report abuse

anybody got a link to the game replay?

Posted by: wtf_e_fehr | September 16, 2010 7:07 PM | Report abuse

wtf_e_fehr
http://video.capitals.nhl.com/videocenter/
the game should be listed as one of their videos

Posted by: Capt_Kirk_in_AZ | September 16, 2010 7:25 PM | Report abuse

It was great to see live hockey at Kettler today. Overall, my impression was that the Caps had a bigger edge in play than the score would indicate. This was mainly due to speed. Impressive, especially considering 2 of the 3 best prospects (IMO) are in the KHL. MJ, Bruess, and Eakin have serious wheels. My take on highlights-
1. MJ was the best player on the ice. He led many rushes, could have had several more assists with better wing play, good passer, played sound defense. Dominating at times.
2. Bruess gets the CStanton award. Fast, feisty, aggressive along the boards, surprisingly (to me anyway) good with the puck. He took out the Flyers tough guy Rinaldo along the boards, stood over him and taunted him, then fought him. TB didn't win the fight, but he did OK. Pencil him in on the 4th line in a couple years.
3. Eakin was very good. He's feisty for a little guy, surprisingly strong along the boards, and looks to have a sturdier build than MP. He got abused a couple times playing the point on the power play - it would have been nice to have Orlov there.
4. Kugryshev is tough along the boards and highly skilled. He made some ridiculously skilled plays with the puck, but teammates could not convert.
5. Finley was up and down, out position a few times but used his reach to good advantage several times like Schultz. Very tough and effective along the defensive boards. Overall, the d was not impressive IMO, not up to the talent level of some of the forwards.
6. Grubauer looked generally good in goal, but appeared to me to be a bit slow moving side-to-side.
I left Kettler quite pleased. Of course,the real test for some of these guys will come playing against the big boys.

Posted by: zmega | September 16, 2010 8:52 PM | Report abuse

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