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Marc-Andry Fleury

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Idle Thoughts- Pens Hopes Of Post Season Marathon Could End In 5K Run

The bottom line is the Flyers own the Penguins right now. I said before this started that the Pens can’t win a series that goes seven games against the Flyers. And the odds of Pittsburgh winning four of the next five are very slim.

93-7 The Fan–04/13/2012

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Idle Thoughts- Pens Playoff Success Moves On Without Power Play

Thanks to the quick start and gutsy performance of players like Max Talbot, Tyler Kennedy and a steady net presence by Marc-Andry Fleury for a much needed Game 3 win, the Pens find themselve just two more like it away from a date with the second round of Lord Stanley’s playoffs.

93-7 The Fan–04/19/2011

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Idle Thoughts- Pens Punch Through Schedule Without Star Power

Despite the losses of their two best offensive stars, along with a small army of additional players, the Penguins continue to play steady hockey as they chase down the upcoming Stanley Cup Playoffs.

93-7 The Fan–03/09/2011

Stanley Cup Finals - Pittsburgh Penguins v Detroit Red Wings - Game Seven

Idle Thoughts- Pens Buyers As Playoffs Approach

Ray Shero is not sitting around twittling his thumbs as players drop like flies due to injury. Shero is making moves to strengthen his hockey team for the upcoming playoff run and that should make hockey fans happy.

93-7 The Fan–02/24/2011

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Idle Thoughts- A Christmas Wish List For Santa.

Here’s to the Steelers locking up a 1st round by for the upcoming NFL playoffs. This team could use some added rest, and getting a bye should help several players with just that, most notably Troy Polamalu.

93-7 The Fan–12/25/2010

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Idle Thoughts- Reed’s Departure Leaves Big Hole In Kicking Game

I’m not one to share my opinion, but since you asked…

93-7 The Fan–11/18/2010