RECAP: The Book of Evgeni. PENS WIN.

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It was just a matter of time before Evgeni Malkin got going.  That time has arrived.
And with an already red-hot Crosby, some games could get ugly.
 
Malkin poured in 5 points, Crosby 3, while extending his 21-game scoring streak.
 
For all the talk about the Western Conference, the Penguins have beaten up big time on the three opponents they have faced in CEC, outscoring them 13-3.
 
Chris Kunitz returned to the lineup.
Did you notice the difference?  We did.
 
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A real tough game against the Florida Panthers on Wednesday.  They are playing unreal hockey.
Thursday, Capitals city.
 
First person to call the Panther game a trap game gets punched in the mouth.
 
Not posting anthem pics till wooing stops.
 
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Pens come out banging early.
 
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LaBamba making some saves.  Not ripping his sac in the process, though.
How incredible is LaBamba's mask?
 
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HBK and Bret Hart.
Thanks to Brian S. for the pics.
Good write-up about his mask from the site  I Love Goalies.
 
The Coyotes get a few chances, one bounces off the post, the other misses.
Rupp gets some breakaway, then Order In Chaos starts cycling shit.

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First PP comes when Nolan Yonkman trips someone.  What a name.

Kennedy was in LaBamba's kitchen, doing dishes.
Letang lets a shot go from the point.  Bang.  1-0.

 
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MAF gets a penalty for trapezoidal desertion.
Pens kill it.

But then they get another penalty.
Kunitz goes off for high sticking.
Another kill.  MAF made a save on Wolski without even knowing.

Pens probably had to kill another three penalties. Marc-Andre Fleury had to make some big-time saves.

Coyotes were outshooting the Penguins badly at one point.

But then it was 4-on-4 after Shane Doan takes a really dumb penalty then loses his mind.

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Looks like Dennis Quaid when the president is about to get shot in Vantage Point.
 
Offensive zone face-off.
Fiddler on the roof gets kicked out of the circle.
Crosby preys on the new guy at the dot.
Malkin scores before anyone knows what happened.  2-0.
 
PERIOD RECAP: Goal at the end of period took the wind out of the Coyotes' sails.
They never recovered.  Marc-Andre Fleury with some saves.
 

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Early in the second, Keith Yandle plays roulette against Sid.
He ends up falling.  Sid feeds Geno.  3-0.
 
 Tippet looked miserable
 

LaBamba had no chance. Crosby and Malkin actually laughed in his face.
That was two goals in about a minute.

Then the Coyotes were going back to the box.
Then the puck was going back into the net.
Malkin feeds Sid this time.  Snipe job.  4-0.  Jesus what a shot.

 

 

LaBamba still hung in there, though.
But then Cooke scores off a face-off.  5-0.

 
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LaBambs goes to the locker room to kill Selena.
The NHL equivalent of Brian St. Pierre goes in net for Phoenix.

Malkin almost scores. What a pass by Chris Conner.

Rupp goes to the box.
Matt Cooke elbows Yandle in a 5-0 game.  WTF.

Video of this doesn't seem to exist.  Coyotes were pissed after the game.  Whatever.

5-on-3 for over a minute.
No wait.  Then Orpik goes off.  Don't care anymore.
Pens kill all of it anyway.

Michalek blocking shit like he's in your colon.
 
PERIOD RECAP:  Malkin and Crosby took over the game.
Cooke kind of started some shit with that elbow.  Penalty kill had the crowd ready to run through a wall.
 
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Crosby almost scored to start the third.

Then the Coyotes start defending their honor.
Deryk Engelland knocks Taylor Pyatt back to Winnipeg.
Best AGH shot of the year.
 

 
Great GIF:
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Jesus
 
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Shane Doan starts doing shit.
Said he was doing it because Matt Cooke is a douche,
 
Connor scores. You're terminated. 6-1.  GAME.

 

 

 http://lh3.ggpht.com/_fw7iF68JR8k/TMI964qB0rI/AAAAAAABbeY/okbzz9BctLE/blackdot.jpgStop wooing at games. It doesn't work. Sounds stupid.

http://lh3.ggpht.com/_fw7iF68JR8k/TMI964qB0rI/AAAAAAABbeY/okbzz9BctLE/blackdot.jpgWe were going to say that the Pens never played like this last year, but that isn't true either.In Game 34 last season, they beat the Flyers 6-1.

 
 http://lh3.ggpht.com/_fw7iF68JR8k/TMI964qB0rI/AAAAAAABbeY/okbzz9BctLE/blackdot.jpgThree goals directly off faceoffs. Coyotes are the third best faceoff team in the league.
 http://lh3.ggpht.com/_fw7iF68JR8k/TMI964qB0rI/AAAAAAABbeY/okbzz9BctLE/blackdot.jpgMalkin city
 
 
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 http://lh3.ggpht.com/_fw7iF68JR8k/TMI964qB0rI/AAAAAAABbeY/okbzz9BctLE/blackdot.jpgEngelland: two TKO's this season. Hard to remember that ever happening twice.
 http://lh3.ggpht.com/_fw7iF68JR8k/TMI964qB0rI/AAAAAAABbeY/okbzz9BctLE/blackdot.jpgShane Doan: "You're down 5-0 after a period and a half … it's pretty embarrassing," Phoenix captain Shane Doan said. "They scored on their power play and we didn't. That was embarrassing."

 
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