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Re: Pascal Dupuis Appreciation Society

Postby shoeshine boy on Thu Oct 31, 2013 2:08 pm

not bad for a throw in. :slug:
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Re: Pascal Dupuis Appreciation Society

Postby bh on Thu Oct 31, 2013 3:10 pm

I think the pass was more impressive than the tooth.
he really wanted that win. I'm not used to playoff hockey in October.
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Re: Pascal Dupuis Appreciation Society

Postby Stevens25 on Fri Nov 01, 2013 9:07 am

Happy to see the Society is back in action.
Dupuis loves Pittsburgh, that's a solid plus in my book
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Re: Pascal Dupuis Appreciation Society

Postby sj? on Fri Nov 01, 2013 4:02 pm

<3 Duper

“This is home. This is where I wanted to be. This is where my heart is. This is where the fans treat me so well, where the franchise has treated me so well, where I can play with so many great players … this is where I belonged.”
As Dupuis rose to exit, he was still smiling, but he had one concern.
“My wife saw me take the tooth out, and she's mad at me. She said I shouldn't have done that myself.



http://triblive.com/sports/dejankovacev ... z2jQ1z4MQN
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Re: Pascal Dupuis Appreciation Society

Postby topshelf on Sat Nov 02, 2013 8:55 am

The evolution of Dupuis

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Re: Pascal Dupuis Appreciation Society

Postby no name on Sat Nov 02, 2013 5:30 pm

to show the proper evolution no hands + Crosby = hands.

Or maybe put a wizard cap on Sid granting Duper hands.
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Re: Pascal Dupuis Appreciation Society

Postby mikey287 on Sun Nov 03, 2013 11:36 am

Honestly, that rudimentary picture chart showing developmental curve isn't all that inaccurate. Dupuis worked hard in one specific area in his time here and he really went a long way to making him more than just an energy winger on the third or fourth line and it's a very underrated thing that's tough to pick up: pass acceptance. Dupuis biggest problem in Pittsburgh and his last stops previous, were that he couldn't accept passes. They would bounce right off of his stick. He's really improved on that front and with his energy and hockey sense and quality shot, he was able to put it all together and become one of the better two-way complimentary scoring line wingers in the game.

From 2011-12 to 2012-13, Dupuis is 9th in the NHL in ES goals. But it's even closer than that...except for #1, that is... (sorted by goals, +/- in ()s)

1. Stamkos 67 (+3)
2. Malkin 43 (+23)
3. Tavares 43 (-8)
4. Gaborik 42 (+12)
5. Toews 42 (+45)
6. Kessel 41 (-13)
7. Ovechkin 41 (-6)
8. Pacioretty 40 (+10)
9. Dupuis 39 (+49)
10. E.Kane 39 (+8)
11. Ladd 39 (+2)
12. R.Nash 39 (-3)
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Re: Pascal Dupuis Appreciation Society

Postby Big Easy Pens Fan on Sun Nov 03, 2013 12:40 pm

sj? wrote:<3 Duper

“This is home. This is where I wanted to be. This is where my heart is. This is where the fans treat me so well, where the franchise has treated me so well, where I can play with so many great players … this is where I belonged.”
As Dupuis rose to exit, he was still smiling, but he had one concern.
“My wife saw me take the tooth out, and she's mad at me. She said I shouldn't have done that myself."



http://triblive.com/sports/dejankovacev ... z2jQ1z4MQN


Maybe his wife wouldn't be so mad if she realized that he is preparing for life after hockey...as a dentist. :wink:

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Re: Pascal Dupuis Appreciation Society

Postby atkearns on Tue Nov 05, 2013 10:58 pm

If I lived in Detroit.. I know where I would send my family for dental work. http://www.dupuisdental.com/
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Re: Pascal Dupuis Appreciation Society

Postby mikey287 on Tue Nov 05, 2013 11:39 pm

Since 2010-11, the Penguins win 86.6% of the games in which Pascal Dupuis scores a goal. :idea:
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Re: Pascal Dupuis Appreciation Society

Postby Idoit40fans on Tue Nov 05, 2013 11:44 pm

I wonder if crosby did that intentionally.
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