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3/21 GDT: Penguins 5 at Red Wings 4 (SO)

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Detroit_Cougars.jpgOfficial Game Day Thread

- - Tonights's Matchup - -

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Start time: 7:30 EST

Joe Louis Arena - Detroit, MI

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Available On:

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Tonight's Stream

http://www.letsgowings.com/forums/index.php/user/15741-drumnj/

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Official Game Preview:

Pens, Wings meet in Motown

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*Opposition GDT*

From LetsGoPens.com

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NHL-logo_element_view.jpgNews from around the NHL

GM's urge tighter penalties

Bettman, Campbell transcript

If playoffs started today....

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pit.png PENGUINS

72 GP, 41-23-8, 90 pts

Last Game: Lost to NYR 5-2

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72 GP, 43-21-8, 94 pts

Last Game: Lost to NSH 3-1

Last DET-PIT Meeting:

1/18, DET 1 at PIT 4 Recap - LGW GDT

Highlights

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Goals

PIT Sidney Crosby: 32

DET Johan Franzen: 27

Assists

PIT Kris Letang: 38

DET Henrik Zetterberg: 52

Plus/Minus

PIT Sidney Crosby: +20

DET Brian Rafalski: +14

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PIT Craig Adams: -8

DET Todd Bertuzzi: -6

PIM

PIT Matt Cooke: 129

DET Jonathan Ericsson: 77

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Forthcoming

PIT.gifProjected PIT Lines

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pit.png Marc-Andre Fleury

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Record:

31-18-5, 2.38 GAA, .917 SV%, 2 SO

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versus.

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Record:

34-14-5, 2.74 GAA, .910 SV%, 2 SO

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pit.pngPENGUINS

Sidney Crosby (concussion) out, Evgeni Malkin (torn ACL) out,

Arron Asham (concussion) questionable, Brooks Orpik (finger) out,

Nick Johnson (upper body) out, Eric Tangradi (concussion) out,

Mike Comrie (hip) out

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Pavel Datsyuk (lower body) will not play, Johan Franzen will not play,

Jiri Hudler (illness) will not play

On Deck

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3/23, Canucks at Red Wings ; 7:30 EST

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Babs should play Ericsson as a winger. Be an interesting experiment since were down so many forwards, man I really hope we pump these dirtbags.. doesnt help that we dont have Dats or Mule though. Whatever I'll be cheering regardless, go wings go!

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i'll be at this game. my birthday present game. lets me rephrase that, i hope wings kick ass tommorrow night!!

i wanted to actually see crosby play in detroit, but i can settle for kennedy and fleury

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Well, at least they're more injured then we are. We need these points.

Do your best, Wings.

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i'll be at this game. my birthday present game. lets me rephrase that, i hope wings kick ass tommorrow night!!

i wanted to actually see crosby play in detroit, but i can settle for kennedy and fleury

No! It's my Bday present and my birthday!

UK, fun and flightless bird embarrassment!

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Sucks that Pavs and Mule won't be playing. I'l be at this game S222 R6. Was looking forward to Howie giving Cindy another well deserved face wash, but oh well. Just hoping the Wings can start putting together a string of home wins going into the playoffs. Gonna be really pissed off if Cooke is playing in this game.

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how is hudler out for this many days with the flu???

No kidding. Though the MLive article posted at the top said Hudler was out with an "upper body" injury. Holland said last week the doctors told him Hudler would be cleared to play on Monday so I wonder if there's more to the story than just the flu.

Go Red Wings! Need the points with the Sharks right behind.

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shouldnt Cooke be taken out of their projected lines? i can't imagine him being able to play

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shouldnt Cooke be taken out of their projected lines? i can't imagine him being able to play

It's a perversion of justice if he plays Monday. Which means I wouldn't be 100 per cent surprised if he did.

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win lose or draw, anyone who can do anything to END COOKE's GAME/CAREER/LIFE, I will BUY A JERSEY WITH THEIR NAME AND NUMBER ON IT.

Wings 4-1.

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win lose or draw, anyone who can do anything to END COOKE's GAME/CAREER/LIFE, I will BUY A JERSEY WITH THEIR NAME AND NUMBER ON IT.

Wings 4-1.

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Weird its my birthday too. I also will be in attendance, but sadly my fiancee is a Pens fan and because its just shy of 3 hours to Det. and I was meeting with an old French teacher we both had in HS I am bringing her along and coughed up the money for 2 additional tickets foregoing the one I had right behind the Pens entrance tunnel. BUT in good news the old French teacher is a Wings fan so she will take my place to "welcome" the pens to the ice. We will be in S218B R9.

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Current Streaks

Regular-Season Streaks

Overall: 1-game winning streak

Home: 2-game winning streak (1 overtime)

Historical Regular-Season Streaks v. Pittsburgh

Overall: 1-game losing streak

Home: 1-game winning streak

Last Ten Games – Current Regular-Season

Overall: 5W-3L-1OTL-1SOL

Home: 5W-5L

Last Ten Games – Current Regular-Season v. Pittsburgh

Overall: 6W-2L -1OTL-1SOL

Home: 6W-2L-1T-1OTL

Home Stand / Road Trip

This is the first game of a five-game home stand.

Record on this Day

March 21

This is the 28th regular-season game played on this day. The Club’s record in the previous 27 games:

13W-13L-0T-0OTL-1SOL

Days of the Week

This is the 8th game of nine regular-season games played on Monday this season. The Club’s record in the previous 7 games:

4W-3L

LGW.

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Hank always seems to play well against Pittsburgh.

Cheers to that happening this evening beerchug.gif

I shall be in attendance so don't everybody get too worried about that yet. I feel like I have to get a W under my belt eventually and Hank steps his game up even more when Pav can't give it a go. Let's hope that is exactly what happens tonight and he pots a couple. Feels more so like a big game from Flip is on the horizon though. I am all for a 60 minute effort with Red Wings scoring many goals. Make it happen!

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