Pre-Game Talk: Islanders @ Senators Nov. 1 (7:30 p.m. Eastern, 4:30 p.m. Pacific)

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  1. Super Cake

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    Lets go sens. :nod:
     
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    DylanSensFan Walk On!

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    Senators, why you play friday!!! :p: WORK LATE THEN!!!
     
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    Lehner gets the start in goal.
     
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    Lehner is our last hope. I hope Zibby becomes that 60point 2-way reckoning force and Karlsson is back to his Norris form. I am liking Turris + Ryan together, I just hope Ryan shows a bit more Intensity.
     
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    YNWA14 You'll Never Walk Alone

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    Hopefully playing against 'lesser' competition and having Lehner in net invigorates them. I actually don't mind their effort against Chicago -- they definitely came out a lot harder. They just have to be more consistent and they'll start steamrolling teams.

    Should be a high scoring game, at least for Ottawa, by my estimations.

    Would love to see these two top lines:

    Michalek - Spezza - Zibanejad
    MacArthur - Turris - Ryan

    But I'd much rather see Conacher take Michalek's spot on the top line.
     
  6. Das Boot

    Das Boot Jajajaja

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    Conacher - Spezza - Zibanejad
    MacArthur - Turris - Ryan
    Greening - Pageau - Michalek
    Smith - Grant - Neil

    Get it done.
     
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    Wheres condra in that?



    I think im like everyone else here for lines that are realistic.

    Michalek-Spezza-Conacher
    MacArthur-Turris-Ryan
    Greening-Zibanejad-Neil/Smith
    Condra-Grant-Neil/Smith
     
  8. InAbsensia

    InAbsensia OMG Boro is going to be our captain isn't he?

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    I don't get the Spezza demotion to play with Neil, hopefully that doesn't last.
    At this point I just don't care. Just go out there, play tighter in your end and drill a bunch of pucks past Nabokov or whomever is in nets for the Islanders. Don't take Tavares lightly and get on their D hard to prevent any breakouts.

    October is over, November is yours.
    Go Sens Go!
     
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    Das Boot Jajajaja

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    Playing defense in for one of the plugs back there.
     
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    So where are people seeing this? I thought they brought up Ryan to play with Spezza or am I imagining that? I missed the Chicago game btw.

    And is this Vanek's debut? I'm legitimately scared of that combo in the future. He's basically a rich man's Moulson.

    I know when snipers get paired up with elite playmakers people tend to go a little overboard in predictions...I.e. Thornton-Heatley / Spezza-Ryan / so on and so forth but I could see Vanek at least get back to the 40-40 guy he used to be. And that was with Briere or Roy centering. Tavares is supremely more talented than those two.
     
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    No, this is not vaneks debut. He played in the the islanders game against the rangers.
     
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    Slow Hands The feels

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    Mustache has changed lines around so much during games that I wouldn't be too concerned about Spezza playing on the third line. It'll probably last for a few shifts and then something else will get tried.
     
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    I have hope for November, time to turn it around boys, le'ts go!

    Don't give up
     
  14. Sensinitis

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    Movember begins.
     
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    According to the practice.

    Conacher - Spezza - Neil
    Mac - Turris - Ryan
    MM - Smith - Zbad
    Greening - Grant - Condra

    Can anyone confirm this?
     
  16. Whippet

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    Well Garrioch claimed that these lines will start tomorrow. This can end bad.

    Hopefully im drunk before the games starts.
     
  17. L'Aveuglette

    L'Aveuglette "We're a team"

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    Oye. Spezza must be pissed. Which is fine considering his lousy play last game. But these lines are simply awful outside of the Turris line. They'll probably last one whole period before things revert back.
     
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    I like that third line.
     
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    Condra or smith instead of Neil..won't be too bad
     
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    We need a better shakeup

    Hoffman/Petersson - Spezza - Zibanejad

    MacArthur - Turris - Ryan

    Michalek - Z.Smith - Greening

    Condra - Grant - Neil
     
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    What's with your hardon for Hoffman
     
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    Why even ask, let's bring up Hoffman or Peterson and put them on the first line. Enough said !
     
  23. Mercurial

    Mercurial #lalala

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    Roll 4 units of 5, with some revolutionary formations.

    Michalek - Spezza
    Karlsson
    Methot - Gryba

    MacArthur - Turris - Ryan
    Cowen - Corvo

    Conacher - Zibanejad
    Karlsson
    Phillips - Weircoch

    Greening - Smith - Condra
    Methot - Karlsson
     
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    I like that 2nd and 3rd line. We just don't have enough good wingers for the 1st.
     
  25. DrEasy

    DrEasy Out rumptackling

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    Creative formations because we have creative players? Why not?
     
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