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SidTheKid
02-20-2009, 10:10 PM
THE FUNDAMENTALS

Pittsburgh Penguins (28-25-6-62) at Philadelphia Flyers (31-16-9-71)

Where: Wachovia Center
When: Saturday, February 21, at 1 p.m.
Radio: WXDX Radio, FM 105.9
TV: FSN Pittsburgh, the game will be broadcast in HD, available on Armstrong 179, Atlantic Broadband 782, Citizen 737, Comcast 226/774, DISH 428 and DirecTV 659.
*View FSN's HD Broadcast Schedule here
Season Series: Pittsburgh leads 3-1-0. Pittsburgh is 1-1-0 at Wachovia Center this season with a 6-3 loss Dec. 13 and a 4-2 win Jan. 13. The Penguins won both contests at Mellon Arena this year, once in overtime and once in a shootout.

PENGUINS PROJECTED LINES RELATED CONTENT
Forwards
Dupuis-Crosby-Fedotenko
Satan-Malkin-Sykora
Kennedy-Staal-Cooke
Godard-Talbot-Minard

Defense
Orpik-Gonchar
Whitney-Eaton
Scuderi-Gill

Netminder
Fleury

KEYS TO VICTORY
New Deal: The Penguins pulled off an impressive 4-2 victory Jan. 13, the last time these two teams met. That was when Pittsburgh unveiled it's trap. The Penguins have a new element of surprise to hit the Flyers with this time - in the form of their new full-throttle attack. Philadelphia hasn't seen Pittsburgh playing such an aggressive style yet this year and the Flyers will have to adjust, or else they will suffer the same fate..

Answer the Call: The Penguins had key contributions from the entire lineup in their 5-4 victory over Montreal. Pittsburgh's leaders stepped up big with goals from Petr Sykora, Evgeni Malkin and Sergei Gonchar. The Penguins' leaders need to elevate their play the rest of the way to help the team earn a postseason berth.

LOWDOWN ON THE FLYERS

Two years ago Philadelphia had the worst record in the NHL. General manager Paul Holmgren rebuilt the club by stockpiling young talent and dumping aging veterans. The Flyers were rebuilt from a team of muscle to a team filled with speed and skill. As a result, the Flyers rebounded last season with a 39-point improvement and an appearance in the Eastern Conference Finals in head coach John Stevens first full season on the job.

Philadelphia has been a streaky team this season. They had a shaky start to the year, losing their first six games (0-3-3). They responded with four straight wins, followed by three losses in a row. At that point, Philadelphia caught on fire, losing only once in regulation in its next 17 games (13-1-3). The Flyers are solidifying their place in the playoffs and are riding a three-game winning streak into their matchup with Pittsburgh.

http://penguins.nhl.com/team/app?articleid=410220&page=NewsPage&service=page

ShaunRiching9
02-20-2009, 10:45 PM
tough one for us but hopefully we can steal a win

joba2007
02-21-2009, 12:40 AM
We need to win this one. Sucks that it is a day game. Not sure how I am watching it.

ShaunRiching9
02-21-2009, 11:14 AM
Bylsma is a dumbass if he benches Letang again ill be pissed off

slyguy7
02-21-2009, 11:47 AM
ya letang is a way better defense than eaton. eaton sucks!!!

joba2007
02-21-2009, 02:02 PM
^He won't bench Letang again. Or he is shooting himself and the team in the foot.

Faceoff a-coming. Go Guins!

SidTheKid
02-21-2009, 03:59 PM
Penguins have the lead in the third. Hold it boys!

SidTheKid
02-21-2009, 04:04 PM
...and of course as I say that the Flyers tie it :pity:

OuTrAgE
02-21-2009, 04:33 PM
Really, really nice win.

ShaunRiching9
02-21-2009, 08:54 PM
beautiful win/ i missed the game but the Pens Won so that is always a good sign and sid had 4 poitns thats another good sign now 2 in a row lets get a good winning streak going PLEASE

joba2007
02-21-2009, 11:53 PM
When I left we were winning 3-1. Sorry I missed the rest. But glad to see we won! FTR, Guins Win!!! :clap:

SidTheKid
02-22-2009, 12:57 AM
Great win. There's that high powered offense we've been looking for!