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Rangers aren’t a bad team, but the Penguins are running them over

George here on the late shift. I'm getting ready to wake up a little bit early to watch Wings players take part in the World Championships, which begin on Friday. The European press tends to look at the NHL playoffs from a rather Machiavellian perspective--sometimes actively rooting against the teams whose players include important national team contributors--and as such, I had one thought as Evgeni Malkin's 1-0 goal slithered past a goaltender who's more or less been left to his devices in Henrik Lunqvist:

"[Team Sweden coach and GM] Par Marts must be watching this game thinking, 'I can get Henke to Minsk by Sunday!'"

The Penguins defeated Lundqvist's Rangers 4-2, taking a 3-games-to-none series lead, and while the Penguins lost Brooks Orpik's services, the Rangers' combination of struggling stars on offense and a sometimes-shaky defense reminds me of--dare I say it?--the Wings-Bruins series.

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Video- Hello Brayden Schenn

Carl Hagelin tries to turn Schenn into a soprano.

 

 

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Video-  Carl Hagelin Suspended For Three Games

Shanahan explains…

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Video- Carl Hagelin 5 For Elbowing Daniel Alfredsson

Alfredsson has not returned to the game.

update 9:35pm, Alfredsson will not return.

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Video- I Agree With Sam Rosen

Carl Hagelin is in a race for the puck in the Dallas offensive zone and Stars’ goaltender Richard Bachman decides to try to reach the puck before Hagelin does.

Hagelin gets to the puck first but also receives 2 minutes for charging.

Watch it play-out below…

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Another Swede Headed To The Wings?

from Bob Duff of Duffer’s Dabbles at the Windsor Star,

There’s speculation in NHL circles that Michigan senior co-captain Carl Hagelin, who notched a pair of goals Saturday as the Wolverines blanked the Michigan State Spartans 5-0 in the Big Chill outdoor NCAA hockey game at Michigan Stadium, could be headed for the Detroit Red Wings.

Currently the property of the New York Rangers, who selected the 5-11, 176-pound left-winger from Sodertalje, Sweden with the 168th pick of the 2007 National Hockey League entry draft, word around the NHL is that the Rangers won’t be signing Hagelin, who would then become a free agent Aug. 15, 2011. “I wouldn’t be surprised to see Detroit sign him,” said one NHL scout at Saturday’s game.

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