Thursday, October 05, 2006

Lines for the opener

Here are the lines and defensive pairing for the opening game tonight against the Flyers, via the Post-Gazette:

  1. Nils Ekman-Sidney Crosby-Colby Armstrong
  2. John LeClair-Ryan Malone-Mark Recchi
  3. Jarkko Ruutu-Dominic Moore-Michel Ouellet
  4. Andre Roy/Karl Stewart-Jordan Staal-Chris Thorburn

  1. Sergei Gonchar-Mark Eaton
  2. Ryan Whitney-Josef Melichar
  3. Rob Scuderi-Kristopher Letang
Brooks Orpik, according to Therrien, will be out 3-4 weeks (though the team says that no timetable has been set)

Recchi and Crosby will be alternate captains for every game, with Leclair wearing the third A on the road and Gonchar wearing it at home.

1 comment:

fauxrumors said...

1) This lineup appears to be a decent upgrade from last's.
2) The keys ofcourse will NOT be scoring (they should be able to on most teams) but how well they keep it out of their own net!