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How do the Penguins fare?

Round 1 exit
4
21%
Round 2 exit
4
21%
Round 3 exit
3
16%
Stanley Cup Champions
8
42%
Runners Up
0
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Postby Kane » Fri Mar 20, 2020 8:44 am

The amber plague hadn't occurred and the playoffs started today? Were that the case, the bracket would look like this. Pens & Flyers would be a corona fueled stress inducing match-up to watch, with either the Caps or Canes to follow, should our boys pull it off.

How do you think they'd have fared, with either Tampa or Boston to follow those two in the Wales Conference Final following?

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Postby robbiestoupe » Fri Mar 20, 2020 9:58 am

Champions, always champions

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Postby meow » Fri Mar 20, 2020 10:46 am

Getting through Tampa/Boston seems not doable...

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Postby Gaucho » Fri Mar 20, 2020 10:48 am

Yes, Tampa once again look invincible.

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Postby Faftorial » Fri Mar 20, 2020 10:51 am

Getting through Tampa/Boston seems not doable...
Caps too.

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Postby mikey » Fri Mar 20, 2020 11:08 am

Getting through Tampa/Boston seems not doable...
That's where I sit too...

Not that Washington looks like a cake walk either...it's a tough road out of town...

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Postby Gaucho » Fri Mar 20, 2020 11:09 am

We'd sweep the East, then beat Vegas in 6.

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Postby meow » Fri Mar 20, 2020 11:11 am

Getting through Tampa/Boston seems not doable...
That's where I sit too...

Not that Washington looks like a cake walk either...it's a tough road out of town...
For sure. Our chance to beat the Caps is play like we did in 2016 where we basically speed-bagged everyone. Lots of chips. Lots of flips. Lots of getting to loose pucks first.

I said at the deadline that we went for speed more so than any other team in the East. So putting the run around on teams was our first and foremost play.

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Postby crusherstasiak » Fri Mar 20, 2020 12:16 pm

What meow said but how likely is that to happen again given everyone is faster?

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Postby MalkinIsMyHomeboy » Fri Mar 20, 2020 2:16 pm

Yes, Tampa once again look invincible.
yeah all the cups they've won in the past few years are intimidating :slug:

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Postby willeyeam » Sat Mar 21, 2020 10:19 am

flip a coin for us vs Washington and/or Philly imo. TB is a wagon of course but we've seen what they do in the postseason so I assume Boston would be waiting in the ECF if we made it. We'd be definite underdogs but who knows? Crazy sht happens in the Stanley Cup Playoffs

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Postby Gaucho » Sat Mar 21, 2020 10:39 am

Yes, Tampa once again look invincible.
yeah all the cups they've won in the past few years are intimidating :slug:
Exactly.

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Postby AuthorTony » Sat Mar 21, 2020 12:38 pm

The way they were playing at the end? Out in the first round. 4 games to 1.

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Postby shoeshine boy » Sat Mar 21, 2020 3:00 pm

that will be the interesting thing to watch though, provided that somehow we get this thing going again. look at how many teams were sucking after their bye week. if the league starts up again it's literally anyone's Cup. well, probably not Ottawa or Detroit but....

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Postby Morkle » Thu Apr 16, 2020 8:23 pm

Yes, Tampa once again look invincible.
yeah all the cups they've won in the past few years are intimidating :slug:
Exactly.
I was thinking this year, Tampa learned from last year and were red hot going into March. They looked like a different team.

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Postby Fire0nIce228 » Fri Apr 17, 2020 7:58 am

Whichever team syncs up and gets in a groove the fastest. With all the changes to pens roster, im thinking..not them.

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Postby Morkle » Fri Apr 17, 2020 8:32 am

Whichever team syncs up and gets in a groove the fastest. With all the changes to pens roster, im thinking..not them.
They were basically de-syncing as the season went on. Hopefully they come back with no signs of that.

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Postby Beveridge » Fri Apr 17, 2020 11:44 am

I hope we sweep the Flyers with 4 OT winners by Jake so Philly fans can complain we wouldn't have had him if not for everything going on.

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Postby Gaucho » Fri Apr 17, 2020 11:46 am

:thumb:

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Postby mikey » Fri Apr 17, 2020 11:56 am

**** that...I want Mario to use this time to get into the best shape of his life and score at least one of them...on the power play...heads would explode (that would be counted as a Covid death too)...

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Postby mac5155 » Tue Apr 28, 2020 10:55 pm

I think Murray would've gotten hot. But vasilevsky hotter, and they'd lose in the conf finals.

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