GDT: Game 2 // Oilers @ Bruins // Oct 11 @ 5 PM MST // TV: SNET

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  1. PinSeeker

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    The Return of Milan

    Lines for tonight:

    RNH - McDavid - Rattie
    Lucic - Draisaitl - Yamamoto
    Caggiula - Strome - Puljujarvi
    Rieder - Khaira - Kassian

    Klefbom - Larsson
    Nurse - Benning
    Russell - Bouchard

    Of note:
    Halak will start for B's tonight, NOT Rask

    Also...
    CONNORRRRRRRRRR
     
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    Uggghhh.... Benning in the top 4 again?
     
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    GreatKeith Only In Last Every Regular Season

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    Benning on the second pairing still... May wonders never cease.

    That bottom 6 is frightfully bad.
     
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    a chance to redeem himself....actually Nurse too

    that pairing was a tire-fire last game
     
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    Can we leave Lucic in Boston?
     
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    Benning has been below average at best for the last calender year. Having him in the top 4 is a terrible idea.
     
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    McLellan: 'Do I put Russell at 2RD? Or do I keep Benning there? Can I play Larsson 40 minutes per game? What do you mean he has a sore back?"

     
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    Fixed to Ruin Come wit it now!

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    Hey, we play a game today. Neat.
     
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    I agree, just trying to show the mind-set of McLellan

    doubt it works
     
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    It was a terrible last year and it's a terrible idea this year. How is he still our second best RHD?
     
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    I just don't quite understand why you would mess around with lines in practice, after 1 game, and then go back to basically the same lineup? To screw with people? Send a message?
     
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    Honestly if you replaced him with Bear I think it's a better pairing. Bear is probably equal defensively right now but much better offensively at least.
     
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    Wait, Bouchard is playing? I thought he was sitting.
     
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    Cause why practice with the lines you want to play with? Just try it in game time when you have only played once this year, can't hurt right?
     
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    Is this directed directly at Pulju?
     
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    I'd prefer Bear and Bouchard not play in the same game if possible but I agree with your overall sentiment.

    That defense makes my eyes water.
     
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    I'd say Strome, or Benning

    probably a shot at Brodziak too
     
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    I mean if you wanted to ice the best lineup, it would have Bear and Bouchard in it. It's not ideal but they are both better than Garrison and Benning.
     
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    It can't be a shot at Brodziak, he isn't playing tonight lol
     
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    We know it’s not directed at Caggiula or Benning. Could be Kassian.
     
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    well, the "number of players on notice" I meant
     
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    That third line is going to be super easy to play against. Taking Khaira off it and replacing him with Caggiula kills their cycle game and makes them another need to score on rush line.
     
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    So Todd checked out twitter after practice yesterday.

    Anyway, Bruins run us out of the building.
     
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    Hes calling out Drai. Stop skating for yourself and skate for the team!.
     
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