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Old 11-03-2013, 11:54 AM   #69
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Default Re: 2013-2014 Pittsburgh Penguins Regular Season Thread

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Originally Posted by SteelCityMom View Post
Pens played a very solid game last night in their 3-0 victory over the Bluejackets. Zackoff gets his first NHL win, and first NHL shutout. He made some decent saves, but the defense was just spectacular in front of him. Only 19 shots on goal. I don't even remember how many blocked shots they got. They really played well for him though.

Engellend gets his second goal as a 4th line winger. Really liking him at that spot. It's good to know he can be versatile.

And you're right Killer, Malkin is completely snake bitten right now. I felt so bad that he couldn't even get the empty netter last night. I thought for sure Jokinen would pass it back to him for a tip in or something. But no go lol.
Loved the fact Pittsburgh recorded a shutout. Zatkoff did play well, I agree. He's progressed over his 3 starts this year. Looks promising as a backup to Fleury, for the time being. I was going to say it is important for a strong team like Pittsburgh to have a reliable backup goalie. Hopefully Zatkoff can fill that role while Vokoun is on IR. The Penguins will need it!
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