RC asked JVR to go in dirty areas and crash net more and asked Grabo to play with more intensity lol. Should be interesting to see if those two actually listen to him since they are playing together.
I don't know why Mac would see time with Kessel and Lupul see less time with Kadri but whatever. RC is trying to figure out some chemistry. It's also noted that Kadri will see more time on the first PP unit (which he should). Kid is a beast.
If Gardiner is back tonight I bet Holzer will go down since he doesn't have to go through waivers like Fraser and Kostka.
Looking forward to seeing Komarov driving Crosby nuts lol!
Gonna be interesting to see Reimer tonight. I heard today from some writers blogs that this is the first game he's played in 9 or 10 months. Kind of a tough one to shake the rust off considering Malkin and Crosby will be flying out there tonight for the home opener. Carlyle split up Lupul and Kessel because he said he doesn't want the Sutter line focusing on just one line. We'll see how that goes. Bert's still centering Ernie on the top line though so I'm guessing Sutter will be focused more on that line as Kessel's a little scarier offensively than Lupul.