GDT: Pre-6: Bruins 4 at FLYERS 3, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, 7:00 p.m. ET

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  1. MiamiScreamingEagles

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    BOSTON BRUINS (4-0-1) vs PHILADELPHIA FLYERS (3-1-1)
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    BROADCAST INFORMATION
    TEAMS' WEBSITES
    GAME PREVIEW, NOTES and STATISTICS
    TEAMS' STATISTICS
    TeamsGamesRecordPoints HomeAwayGFGAPPGPK%FO%Save%PIM
    Bruins5 4-0-192-0-02-0-117111-----------.92976
    Flyers53-1-171-0-12-1-016125-----------.91251

    PHILADELPHIA FLYERS

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    Possible Lineup
    Lines
    28 Claude Giroux - 46 Mikhail Vorobyev - 11 Travis Konecny
    25 James vs Riemsdyk - 19 Nolan Patrick - 93 Jakub Voracek
    21 Scott Laughton - 38 Corban Knight - 12 Michael Raffl
    62 Nicolas Aube-Kubel - 15 Jori Lehterä - 22 Dale Weise
    Pairings
    9 Ivan Provorov - 53 Shayne Gostisbehere
    8 Robert Hägg - 61 Philippe Myers
    47 Andrew MacDonald - 26 Christian Folin
    Goalies
    37 Brian Elliott - 41 Anthony Stolarz

    Injuries and Scratches

    • Sean Couturier has a right knee injury (Aug, 22) but is expected to play later this preseason.
    • Alex Lyon has a lower body injury, speculated as a groin pull, and will be out four weeks from Sept. 20.
    • Andrew MacDonald was originally expected out about six weeks from Sept. 11 due to a lower body injury. He was listed as slightly ahead of schedule on Sept. 17 and could return as early as tonight.
    • Sam Morin has a torn ACL in his right knee (May 2018) and could return around February 2019.
    • Michal Neuvirth has a lower body injury, speculated as a groin pull, and no timetable for his return has been issued (Sept. 22) although he is not expected to be ready for the season opener.
    • Travis Sanheim is expected to miss about one week from Sept. 17 due to an upper body injury speculated as shoulder. He is doubtful for tonight.
    • Wayne Simmonds had surgery May 1 to repair a pelvis tear on his right side and a torn abdominal muscle on his left side. He could return for opening night if not sooner.
    • Scratches for tonight could include: Leier, Goulbourne, Gudas and Friedman.
    MEDIA CONTACTS
    Courier-Post of South Jersey
    HockeyBuzz.com
    NBC Sports Philadelphia
    Web site -- Flyers
    John Boruk's Twitter -- John Boruk (@johnborukNBCS) | Twitter
    Philadelphia Daily News and Inquirer
    Web site -- Philly.com Flyers
    Sam Carchidi's Twitter -- Sam Carchidi (@BroadStBull) | Twitter

    BOSTON BRUINS

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    Possible Lineup
    Lines

    22 Peter Cehlarik – 82 Trent Frederic - 18 Lee Stempniak
    17 Ryan Donato – 23 Jakob Forsbacka-Karlsson – 62 Mark McNeill
    34 Daniel Winnik – 68 Jack Studnicka – 21 Jordan Szwarz
    14 Chris Wagner - 26 Colby Cave – 83 Karson Kuhlman
    Pairings
    58 Urho Vaakanainen – 25 Brandon Carlo
    48 Matt Grzelcyk – 57 Cody Goloubef
    79 Jeremy Lauzon – 44 Steven Kampfer
    Goalies
    80 Dan Vladar (career: Daniel Vladar hockey statistics and profile at hockeydb.com) is scheduled to play the entire game - 31 Zane McIntyre

    Injuries and Scratches
    • Patrice Bergeron will not play due to back spams/groin surgery.
    • Ryan Fitzgerald (LBI) will not play.
    MEDIA CONTACTS
    Athletic, The

    Web site -- The Athletic
    Joey MacDonald's Twitter -- Joe McDonald (@JoeyMacHockey) | Twitter

    Fluto Shinzawa's Twitter -- Fluto Shinzawa (@FlutoShinzawa) | Twitter
    Boston Globe
    Boston Herald
    Web site -- Bruins | Boston Herald
    Steve Conroy's Twitter -- steve conroy (@conroyherald) | Twitter
    NBC Sports Boston
    Web site -- Boston Bruins
    Joe Haggerty's Twitter - Joe Haggerty (@HackswithHaggs) | Twitter
    NESN
    Patriot Ledger
    Mike Loftus' Twitter -- Mike Loftus (@MLoftus_Ledger) | Twitter
    Standard Times, The
    Mick Colageo's Twitter -- Mick Colageo (@MickColageo) | Twitter

    PRESEASON SCHEDULE

    * Rookie game
    DateOpponentArenaLocationTime (ET)Radio/TV Result
    Wed, Sep 12NY Islanders*Northwell Health Ice Center East Meadow, NY 6:00 pm None/NHL.com W 6-3
    Sun, Sep 16NY IslandersNYCB Live/Nassau ColiseumLong Island, NY1:00 pm 97.5/NoneL 0-3
    Mon, Sep 17NY IslandersWells FargoPhiladelphia, PA7:00 pm97.5 /NBCSP+ W 3-1
    Tue, Sep 18NY IslandersBarclays CenterBrooklyn, NY7:00 pm97.5/NoneW 5-1
    Wed, Sep 19NY RangersMadison Sq. GardenNew York, NY7:00 pm97.5/MSGW 6-4
    Fri, Sep 21NY IslandersPPL CenterAllentown, PA7:00 pm97.5/NBCSP+ L 2-3 (OT)
    Mon, Sep 24BostonWells FargoPhiladelphia, PA7:00 pm97.5/NBCSP+
    Thu, Sep 27NY RangersWells FargoPhiladelphia, PA7:00 pm97.5/NHLN, NBCSP+, MSG
    Sat, Sep 29BostonTD GardenBoston, MA5:00 pm97.5/NHLN, NESN
    GDT MUSIC
    "Strap Me In" by The Cars


     
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  2. MiamiScreamingEagles

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    When lines are available and rosters are updates, they can be added to this thread.

    Monday morning skate is at 10:30 a.m. ET in Voorhees.
     
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    Hope we have some good lines. I assume Sanheim is back?
     
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    If the lines tonight are the ones they posted on Saturday (I think it was Saturday). That's damn near an NHL roster.

    Also Boruk is reporting that MacDonald is just about 100%. Everybody can forget their Myers dreams. He's going to be on the AHL roster
     
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    Myers didnt beat anyone out anyway. Poor but I got high standards for this team.
     
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    Makes you wonder, when will he ever get a chance? Doesnt matter how well he plays so it will once again take an injury.
     
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    Screw New York. Hopefully we make it out of this one without getting licked.
     
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    Let's see what happens, though Myers didn't play well enough to be a slam dunk, the talent is there but mentally he's still shaky.
    Question is whether you want him playing 15 minutes a night in Philly against easy matchups or 20+ minutes in LHV to start the season in all situations.
     
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    He played significantly better than Hagg and older Hagg (Folin).

    But I can't wait to watch MacDonald do his patented Starfish move and give up the blueline like a hooker
     
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    If he gets sent down they clearly don't value on-ice play. It sucks that a young promising player's only chance to make the NHL team is if injuries occur.

    Like, who can honestly watch Hagg or Folin and think they outperformed Myers? I understand giving a veteran who had decent years the benefit of the doubt if he is having a rough camp or is coming back from injuries. But, Hagg and Folin are not those things.
     
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    Yeah, it's not even debatable.

    Myers easily outplayed multiple guys who are locks on the roster.

    Hakstol doesn't care about putting together the best possible team.
     
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    Uh, it will be Hextall's decision, last time I checked he was still GM.
    As usual, he'll balance what he thinks helps the team in the short-run versus what helps Myer's long-term development.
    And I doubt he'll confer with this board before making his decision.
     
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    I have a weird feeling we will be satisfied by the forward group, while being very disappointed by the defense group.

    Can't seem to get it at the same time.
     
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    If Sanheim - Gudas become a solid 2nd pair, I don't think we'll lose that much sleep over who gets paired with MacDonald on the 3rd pair in October.
    Even if Myers gets sent down, it'll probably be temporary, and he'll be up by early next year.
     
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    Hagg/MacDonald is a terrible pair. Folin/MacDonald is a terrible pair.

    You need a good puck mover and somebody who doesn't give up the line to play with MacDonald. Your only guys that can do that functionally are Provy/Ghost/Sanheim
     
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    It's almost as if there are folk around here who feel a certain kinship to talentless meatbags punching above their class despite a lack of skill:sarcasm:
     
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    Its unfornuate for Myers. He looked like he played better than a few Locks Hagg and Folin come to mind and well mac has played bu we know what he is. Honestly looked like he played exactly how they asked. Conservative and responsible defensively. and Did it well. I dont understand how the more talented younger d-man have to be perfect and guys like Hagg who make the same mistakes but lack the upside dont have a leash. only thing I can think is they dont see hagg as much long term and the others they do and want to make sure the get them as developed the right way as possible. But to me Morin Myers and Sanhiem, need to get better by playing at the top level.
     
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    We have had 3 straight years of Hak stifling young players. I dont expect that to change now. I 100% expect Hagg in our top 6 and Myers back in LHV. This is what happened to Sanheim and Morin last year all over again. A beet farmer doesnt change his overalls.
     
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    Hakstol literally just hates scoring.

    That's the only possible explanation for Hagg playing over Sanheim or Myers.

    He hates it so much that he'll even take someone who is worse defensively, so long as he doesn't score. :laugh:
     
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    Starting to believe this. Hakstol plays that stupid low to high system. So do the Sharks. Well the Sharks work great because they got a killer blue line that can handle those shots.

    Hakstol wants to put a bunch of dumbasses that shoot into shins or can't shoot at all.
     
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    Nah dudes this is the Hexy way, Jeff is a superb head coach who never has a choicejust does the best with the spare parts he gets!!!

    Hagg blows, AMac blows, Weal blows, Horse Tail Dale blows, Torgo blows, but all these ass hats will be regulars because veteran/heavy
     
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    Bruins' roster for tonight:

    Forwards: Anton Blidh, Colby Cave, Peter Cehlarik, Ryan Donato, Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson, Trent Frederic, Karson Kuhlman, Mark McNeill, Lee Stempniak, Jack Studnicka, Jordan Szwarz, Chris Wagner, Daniel Winnik.

    Defensemen: Brandon Carlo, Connor Clifton, Cody Goloubef, Matt Grzelcyk, Steven Kampfer, Jeremy Lauzon, Urho Vaakanainen.

    Goalie: Vladar gets the start in net.

    SOURCE: Joe McDonald (@JoeyMacHockey) | Twitter
     
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    Seriously, the fact that Hak can basically excuse players for being older and/or physical/large is a joke. It's extremely detrimental to today's game and to the team as a whole.
     

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