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5297Re: [bash-som] Orlando home opener

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  • Jason Connor
    Oct 30, 2008
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      I never get tired of winning.

      It was amazing how little intimidation there was due to the lack of
      inside chances.

      On Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 1:06 PM, Chris Shaffer <Alliance255@...> wrote:
      > I know a win's a win,but don't you get bored taking all those outside
      > shots(LOL)
      > --- On Wed, 10/29/08, Jason Connor <jconnor@...> wrote:
      > From: Jason Connor <jconnor@...>
      > Subject: [bash-som] Orlando home opener
      > To: bash-som@yahoogroups.com
      > Date: Wednesday, October 29, 2008, 10:32 PM
      > Construction on the Knights' new arena in the Sunshine State was
      > delayed, but the belated home opener thrilled the home crowd.
      > The Knights came out in the trap against the Hornets top line and
      > completely shut them down. Then the Knights' 2nd line scored back to
      > back goals on the 14th and 15th cards. Derek Roy scored on the
      > powerplay (one of Christian Ehrhoff's 3 trips to the sin bin) on an
      > inside shot, then off the rush on the faceoff, Roy shot, tried a put
      > back, then Corey Perry but another rebound shot past a flopping M-A
      > Fleury.
      > The Knights returned to their trap and shut the Hornets down the rest
      > of the first period.
      > The 2nd period saw little action until the latter half of the frame
      > when Marco Sturm scored (from Perry) on the 20th card. Then as Bobby
      > Holik sat in the penalty box, Alexander Frolov got the Hornets on the
      > board, (the improbable an unassisted rebound shot).
      > The Knights buckled down in the 3rd, settled into their trap, and took
      > 15 (mostly outside) shots to the Hornets 7 in the 3rd period. Alex
      > Steen got an outside shot by Fleury on a screen late in the game to
      > make the score 4-1 and send the Hornets home frustrated.
      > The home crowd saw plenty of shots, 37 for the Knights, 30 for the
      > Hornets. The Knights were 1 for 5 on the PP. The Hornets were 1 for
      > 4.
      > 3 stars:
      > Roberto Luongo, 29 saves.
      > Alex Steen, 1 goal, stellar defense
      > Corey Perry, 1 G , 1A.
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