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Sat afternoon links: Robert Morris pulls an upset, players only meeting, bad PP v. worse PK tonight

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Firstly, congrats to Robert Morris (who's coach Derek Schooley has used me as a scout before) on their 3-1 upset victory over the #1 ranked team in college hockey, Miami University.  Good to see the young program take another big step. [USCHO]

Will the players only meeting held after Thursday's game change the results? [Tribune Review]

Ruslan Fedotenko (upper body) and Sergei Gonchar (leg) are both gonna be game-time decisions tonight against Toronto. [Empty Netters]

It's not exactly the irresistible force versus the immovable object; but something's got to give when the Penguins 30th ranked power play meets Toronto's historically bad penalty kill. [PPP]

Sidney Crosby has 41 goals in the last 68 games he's played. [The Hockey News]

Cautionary tale: being great at the WJC's doesn't always translate to NHL super-stardom. [The Hockey News]


Minnesota goalie Josh Harding pays tribute to the Ottawa Fire Department (who put out their equipment bus fire last month) by way of his new mask. [Puck Daddy]

Philadelphia's Ray Emery is a step closer to recovery: the goalie's in the AHL for conditioning and could be back in the show soon. [NHL.com]

Stephen Weiss is the latest good player to slough through the cure of the Panthers. [Globe and Mail]