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Pittsburgh Penguins playoff line-up 2008

May 16th, 2008 · No Comments · The Hockey Hippie

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click here for a printer-friendly Pens line-up on one page in Word

Pittsburgh

Penguins

Line-up

Coach:   Michel Therrien                          Friday, May 23, 2008

 9   Pascal  Dupuis

‘Duper’  29/79;  Que.;  trade with Atlanta 2/08 (also Rgrs & Wild!)

Speed n Skill Scoring Line

 87   Sidney Crosby  ‘C’

20 / Aug 7, ‘87;  5’11”;  Nova Scotia;  drafted, 1st overall ‘05

18   Marian Hossa

‘Hoss’  29/1979;  Slovakia;  trade from Atlanta 2/08  (12th overall, Ott.)

12 Ryan ‘Bugsy’ MaloneA’

28/1979;  6’4″;  Pittsburgh; draftee, 4th round, ’99

Big Scoring Line

71  Evgeni Malkin

‘Geno’  21/’86;   6’3″;  Russia; drafted, 2nd overall ‘04

17   Petr Sykora

‘Sicky’  31/16;  Czech; free-agent 7/07 frm Oilrs; Rgrs, Ducs, Devs

37   Jarkko Ruutu

 ‘Roots’  32/’75;  6’1″;  Finland;  free agent 7/06, from Van.

Checking Line

11   Jordan Staal

19/1988;  6’3″;  Thunder Bay; drafted, 2nd overall in ‘06

48   Tyler Kennedy

21/1986;  5’11”;  from the Soo!

draftee, 4th round in ’04

28   Adam Hall

27/ ‘80;  6’3″;  Michigan;  free-agent, 10/07, from Wild!

Nasty Checking Line

25  Maxime Talbot

23/’84;  5’11”;  Quebec – defensive; drafted 8th rd in ‘02

 27   Big Georges Laraque

 31/’76;  6’3″  245;  Montreal;  trade w/ Oilers 2/07

 44   Brooks Orpik

27/’80;  6’2″;  San Fran.; drafted, 1st rd, 2000

55  Sergei Gonchar  ‘A’

34/’74; 6’2″;  Russia;  free-ag. 8/05, Bruins; 10 yrs @ Caps

19   Ryan Whitney

24/1983;  6’4″;  Boston;  draftee, 5th overall in ‘02

58  Kristopher Letang

21/’87;  6’0″;  Montreal;  draftee 3rd round, ’05

2   Hal Gill

33/’75;  6′7“!;  Mass.; 2/08 trade Leafs for 2nd rounder

4   Rob Scuderi

27/1980;  6’0″;  Long Island; weak link;  drafted, 5th rd, ‘98

29   Marc-Andre Fleury

‘Flower’  23/’84;  6’2″;  Que.;  draftee, 1st overall in ‘03

drafted: 11

free agents:  5

traded for:  4

only Cup winners:  Gary Roberts (Calgary ’89) and Sykora (Devils ’00)

35   Ty Conklin

31 / 1976;  6’0″;  Anchorage;  free agent 7/07, from Sabres

15 N.A.’s!!  9 Can., 6 U.S.; 2 Russians, 1 Slokak, 1 Finn, 1 Czech

 

For a great story about this Penguins line-up — check out my Sneaking onto the Penguins’ team bus story.  😉

For the Rangers complete playoff line-up in a similar printable one-sheet — go here.

 

For more hockey stories . . . check out the complete schedule and rosters for Sochi 2014.

Or the description of Blue Heaven at Madison Square Garden.

Or this amazing primer of Everything You Need to Know about hockey at the Olympics.

Or the complete printable Olympic team rosters with positions, stats, jersey numbers and everything for all the main teams.

Or a similar printable one-sheet for the Red Wings playoff roster.

Or a riff on how Canada’s flagship broadcast Hockey Night In Canada has suddenly become good again.

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by Brian Hassett           karmacoupon@gmail.com              BrianHassett.com

 

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