Friday, November 9, 2007


The Penguins have lost five out of their last seven games, and have picked up just 2 of a possible 8 points in the first 4 games of this crucial 9 game division opponent stretch. Many believe Therrien's job is in jeopardy, and if it isn't, if fuckin should be (to parphrase Snatch).

Here's how I'd reconfigure:
--Sit Staal out a game. 1 goal and 1 assist is not cutting it. This time last year he already had 6 and seemed much more of a force.
--Settle on a little more consistent lines*. All this changing is not helping.
--Stress defensive coverage by wingers. Get the shots down that you're giving up.

*And, since you asked, here's what I would suggest using tomorrow night in Philly:

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