GDT: Cup Champs v. Blues: Sunday, Sept. 30th

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  1. Sam Spade

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    I was hoping for a scrub squad from the Caps because of this:

     
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    Would rather see a spirited inter squad scrimmage. Blues may try to go all flyers again
     
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    The Blues were at the Naval Academy this morning and watched the last ten minutes of my sons Pee Wee game so that was cool.
     
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    No injuries please.

    A rare game that works for my time zone, a W would be a nice bonus too .
     
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    Ugh blackout restrictions
     
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    Dowd is garbage
     
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    Kuzy/Stephenson as a 3rd wave PKer is intriguing. Still unsure of our 1st wave, but Eller/Wilson is a legitimate contender to be the best zone-denial PK combo in the league.
     
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    Holtby being really aggressive with the puck handling tonight. Curious if Reirden wants to bring that out of him more than we've seen for the past few seasons.
     
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    I keep going back to how different the roster is at the begging and end of each year. I’m hoping by the playoffs we have a better option then dowd
     
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    Bowey looking a bit bloody there - anyone spot anything?
     
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    I don't know everything about hockey (although I think I do) but can someone explain to me how Dowd gets a spot over say Megna or even Phino?

    Is it waiver stuff, is it as simple as right/left-handed centers? Salaries are basically the same so honestly I would have given Phino the job based on the games I saw (all of them), and the two practices I went to.
     
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    Oshie draws the interference. He got under someone's skin
     
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    Pinho's upside is being a player similar to Dowd without the agitation. So that's understandable to me. Megna is the same age as Dowd, and while he's outplayed Dowd this pre-season, perhaps they're looking at prior track record.
     
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    Ovie looking really lazy on the PP today. Forcing shots into shinpads, barely moving to adjust angles.
     
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    Ok, so what is the penalty there?

    Just outlaw hitting and be done with it.
     
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    Oops...
     
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    Wilson suspension incoming
     
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    Incoming 50+ page Wilson thread on the main boards.
     
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    Lazy Sunday skate it seems.
     
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    The thread on the mains is there already
     
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    5 million idiot. Who the **** does this in the last preseason game? SMFH.
     
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    Didn’t see the hit? Stupid blackout! Was it clean or dirty
     
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    There goes retaliation for Kempny
     
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    Well, Wilson is likely getting suspended there, so... more short term opportunities for some young forwards...
     
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    Its all RH's fault. He said they will make a redemption (retaliation?) without penalties!!!
     
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