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Hundqvist & Mara sick, and not because of the offense

As Dave alluded too earlier, Corey Potter is back with the club, but not to serve as the 7th D-man. Steve Zipay notes that the flu has made it’s rounds in the locker room, and neither Henrik Lundqvist or Paul Mara skated this morning. With Dmitri Kalinin’s back still acting up and uncertainty surrounding Mara’s available for tomorrow night’s game in Dallas, Potter’s presence was more necessity than luxury.

Jane McManus also reported on some (surprise!) new line combos, as Aaron Voros skated with Scott Gomez and Markus Nasund this morning. The Betts-Orr-Sjostrom and Drury-Dubinsky-Zherdev units are still in tact, while Nigel Dawes was skating with Lauri Korpikosi and Ryan Callahan. Petr Prucha will again be a healthy scratch. I’m sure Dave’s thrilled.

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  • W!? T?! F?!

    Voros gets top line minutes while Prucha sits on the bench? Really? Really. Tom has lost his mind. I can no longer support this coach. Out of Prucha and Voros, one puts up points and the other takes penalties. Accountability … it’s different here.

  • “Accountability – Players are accountable for their bad play if and only if they make less than $7 million or they are less than 200 lbs.” – Tom Renney

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