Through the FANS Pens v. Predators (3/22/12)
Thursday, 03.22.2012 / 10:24 PM ET
The Nashville Predators made their first appearance at the Consol Energy Center against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday, March 22.
Tweet of the Night:
|"While I know anything can happen, its going to be tough for ANYONE in the league to take out the Pens in a 7 game series."
|"Cine: @pghpenguins http://t.co/VPV30GgZ #cinemagraph #gif" -- @AndyMenarchek|
"We gunnin for that # 1 spot. #Pens" -- @katie_matte
"Didn't take long for the "MVP! MVP!" chants to start in Pittsburgh. Malkin scores and it's 1-0 already, not even 2 minutes in. #LetsGoPens" -- @loganlights
"Already lost my voice at the Pens game. It's gonna be a good night." -- @Timorrowland
"#pens unbeatable..2-0 not even 10 min in" --@zacmassa66
"Lesson learned. I can no longer come into a Pens game a few minutes late and expect that no one will have scored. #letsgopens" -- @britt_thomas
Matt Cooke opened up the second, landing the puck behind Pekka Rinne for his lucky number 17 of the season:
"Cooke is Cooking!!! #Pens 3-0" -- @nicklachey_10
"Best hands in hockey matt cooke. #sniper" --@dgovan312
"Cookie Monster (the real one) just showed up on the jumbotron to celebrate Matt Cooke's 17th goal of the season." -- @LGP_netwolf
"Someone give Matt Cooke a cookie!" -- @JVAME87
With a secure playoff established by tonight's win , post-season speculation snuck unto twitter:
"The #Penguins are just monsters right now!!! Keep it going guys :) ur gonna do awesome in the playoffs... #Pens all the way!!!:)" -- @patch117
|"18,579 is tonight's attendance and is also the same # of consecutive games the #pens might go w/o a regulation loss if this keeps up." @PGHVC|
#PensCensus on Facebook helped to round up those tuning in for the game from all over.
Here's the Roll Call for this attentive audience:
|"Morning car rides with Crosby and Fleury" -- @Corl36|
- Ken DeMann Cold Spring, KY.
- Bekah Soltis the Seattle area!!! :D West coast love!!!
- Linda Brooks Will be watching in Folsom, CA! Yea Pittsburgh! Let's go Penguins!!!
- Jo Slade Listening from Brisbane, Australia.
- Peter Dijkens Amsterdam, The Netherlands!
- Vinicius Cianeli Rio de Janeiro, Brazil! :)
- Alicia Townshend --Grand Rapids, Michigan! LET'S GO PENS!!!
- Rob Kusick Central Park, NYC...switching between Slingbox Mobile video and The X on I Heart Radio App.