Daily Pucking Grind. March 28th

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Today’s music selection is Post Break Up Sex by The Vaccines.

The Florida Panthers took on the Pittsburgh Penguins Sunday afternoon.  A 1:00 P.M. start which much to our surprise the game was  not featured on NBC.  I kid.  Why would it be?  The Penguins were missing both Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin, and the Panthers were just …..missing.  Well, I shouldn’t say that.  They took the game to overtime and ultimately a shootout, which the Pens won with goals by Alexei Kovalev and James Neal. The Panthers are currently 0-4-0 on this road trip, have lost five games in a row, and have scored 4 goals on the trip.  More on this later today.

Here’s your Monday links:

The TSN boxscore for Sunday’s Panther game.  Some interesting numbers.

Scoring, or lack of for the Panthers is getting worse.  George Richards, Miami Herald.

Futility is nothing to be proud of.  The Checking Line comments on the Panthers history making loss.

Get in on the photoshop contest for the Florida Panthers. On Frozen Pond.

Uncle Jack put the Canadiens through a rough practice on Sunday in an attempt to deliver a stern message.  Like what, “The System” isn’t broken?  TSN.ca.

Drew Larman making headlines.  A hero off the ice.  Puck Daddy.

Marc Savard is still having concussion problems.  Pro Hockey Talk.

Down Goes Brown covers some of the NHL’s more notable suspensions.

Corey Perry of the Anaheim Ducks could lead them right into the playoffs. NHL.com.

Finally, a non hockey story, but still worth a read about Arizona Diamondbacks bullpen catcher Jeff MotuzasWall Street Journal.

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Topics: Corey Perry, Drew Larman, Florida Panthers, Pittsburgh Penguins, The System

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