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Washington Capitals (2-0-0) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (3-0-1)
TV: NHL Network for people outside Pittsburgh, ROOT sports for those in, CSN-DC
Unlimited news today. Quick recap:
Kunitz re-signed for two years.
MAF is out tonight. He is sick.
Malkin is a game-time decision. ( He'll be taking part in a ceremonial faceoff, so don't flip out if you see him, and then he doesn't play)
Some guy was cleared for "full contact." today
Call to arms: STUNNED PICS. No stunned pics yet this year. Going forward, best stunned pic gets $20
Contuine on for more Gameday, and stop into cblog for streaming feeds...
p.s. No tpb pregame show ( as if anyone was listening anyway)
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It looks like Crosby has been cleared for contact.
Unless the equipment staff is just fucking with everyone, this almost certainly means Crosby has been cleared for contact.
And while that is good, all it really means is that his return is to the next step. But, shit, it is still better than where we were yesterday.
Jeremy Roenick probably threw up.Add a comment
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“We compete against each other hard on the ice, but off the ice we all are part of one big hockey family,” Penguins General Manager Ray Shero said. “Many of our players had friends on the Lokomotiv team. All of us in hockey were touched by this tragic loss. We just thought this game was a unique opportunity for our two teams to work together to raise money for the children and families of the players, coaches and staff who lost their lives.”