Pittsburgh Penguins superstar Sidney Crosby used his stick to catch his teammate's stick in mid-air during Wednesday night's game against Washington.Left winger Patric Hornqvist lost his stick as he tried to block a shot on the defensive end, and his stick went flying about 10 feet away. Crosby was following the puck when Hornqvist's stick landed on his own, and he simply held up...
By: Meesh Shanmugam
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Pens 5 Panthers 1
Hornqvist (17) from Letang
Malkin (23), unassisted
Martin (3) from Crosby, Hornqvist
Hornqvist (18) (PP) from Crosby, Malkin
Malkin (24) from Sill
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Everything we could say about this game was laid out in the the quick recap.
The Penguins, despite everything, still had a fighting chance at the end.
Quick thoughts on this one:
1. Patric Hornqvist is awesome
Patric Hornqvist played with piss and vinegar in this game. Overall, Hornqvist’s compete level was off the charts. He also seemed to develop a finishing move:
Patric Hornqvist never saw Ryan Stanton coming. With a pass lofted in his direction, Hornqvist put his head down and completely lost track of his surroundings. The result was a huge hit which forced Hornqvist to leave the game.
(H/T Reddit Hockey)
That awkward moment when people realize the Penguins are doing just fine without James Neal.
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Throughout the 2014-2015 NHL season, I’ll be posting player features each Friday. This week, we’re going to take a look at Patric Hornqvist.
By: Melissa Esing (Off_thePost)
Patric Hornqvist nets the first goal of the home opener, during his first game wearing black and gold. (@Penguins)
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