Team USA lines Day 1

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  1. Spectacular_Bid

    Spectacular_Bid Registered User

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    The US team skated twice in Grand Forks today and the lines were as follows:

    Stafford O'Sullivan Fritsche

    Bourque Hensick Pineault

    Porter Scheremp Callahan

    Weller Dowell Brown
     
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    what were the defensive pairings?
     
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    I like all those lines, but the 2nd one in particular could be sick. Pineault not only has lot of skill, but his size is very welcome with the two smurfs.
     
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    did kessell get cut?
     
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    no but they have 13 forwards so right now he's the odd man out. which isn't that surprising considering how much younger he is then everyone else
     
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    Day 2:

    Stafford O'Sullivan Callahan

    Porter Hensick Fritsche

    Bourque Schremp Pineault

    Weller Kessel Brown

    Dowell
     
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    I like those lines a lot better then Day 1's.

    Those are definitely represent a scary ability for the US to produce offense.
     
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    I dunno anyone on this list ... or is Detlef Schrempf, the German basketball player from the Seattle Sonics?
     
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    I like this Line up, especially the first line with Stafford, O'sullivan, and Callahan.
     
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    Awesome post. First Detlef Schrempf reference I've seen in a LONG time.
     
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    Those three played on a line together a lot at the Evaluation Camp in August, and they looked pretty good together then.
     
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    They should switch O'Sullivan and Schremp. I think Schremp and Stafford would look great together!
     
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    Man, I need to get NBA Live '95 again... those were some classic teams... Bulls, Knicks, Rockets, Suns, Magic, Sonics... good stuff.
     
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    Thats hilarious! I've been calling Robbie, Detlef for years now
     
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    Nice lines.

    O'Sullivan, Schremp, Fritsche, Pineault, and Stafford are all gamebreakers.

    Who is Callahan? Was he drafted?
     
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    Like I said before.....this team is set up for offense only.....their forwards are pretty scary offensivly. If their defense and goaltending holds up they will be a threat.
     
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    Yup, Rangers pick. He could have a solid tournament, and is being overlooked a bit.
     
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    My main concern is whether the smallish defense will be man-handled by the bigger forwards on teams like Russia and Canada. If they can cope, I think the U.S. has a great chance to medal.
     
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