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Through the FANS Pens v. Rangers (3/15/12)

by Staff Writer / Pittsburgh Penguins
Thursday’s game against the Rangers welcomed a very healthy roster, with Crosby, Letang and Martin all returning to the ice. Fans were captivated by Sidney Crosby’s 16 minutes of ice time as well excellent goals by Cooke, Kunitz and Malkin. The Pens brought home a 5-2 win over the Rangers at Madison Square Garden. Pens fans never disappoint. Here’s a snapshot of some of the best tweets throughout the night.

     “Crosbys back, Letangs back, the Stanley Cups coming back to Pittsburgh! @pghpenguins @ROOTSPORTSPIT #Pens #Tanger #Crosby”

Many welcomed back the returning players…

“Welcome back #crosby!! Who's going to stop the #Pens now??” --@HowitzerHockey

“Solid win for the #Pens @pghpenguins. First game back and #Crosby #nailed it!” --@DanielleVilon

“What a wonderful Crosday it's been! Happy to have Letang, Martin & Crosby back! #Pens” –@kltaylor_

“Letang and Crosby are back with Malkin #unreal #pens #watchout” --@MSurvilas9

“I got goose bumps watching Crosby tonight. So pumped he's back. Now it's time to make a run at Lord Stanley #Pens” --@notredwayn

A great night for hockey and especially for Matt Cooke, after scoring two goals…

“I take a quick trip to the grocery store and I miss two goals. #figures Nonetheless, #Pens lead 3-1. Cooke with two goals, Malkin with one.” --@schuy7

“#Pens using there original third line of -Cooke-Staal-Kennedy. Cooke scores his second of the night. #Pens 3 #NYR 1” --@ColePENS

Matt Cooke is playing some beautiful hockey tonight. What a great season for him. #Pens #NHL” --@mspete

“HAHAHA! What a goal! Great job by Kennedy to get that puck; Cooke is a goal scoring machine!!! #Pens” --@mercerboy

With such an awesome game, fans couldn’t help talking about the road to playoffs…

“#thenyrangers don't have the depth to win Lord Stanley, on the other hand #Pens look like the #beastsoftheeast down the stretch #nhl” --@BruinsHockeyGuy

“If you need me, I'll be watching the #Pens game. Captain's back. Letang's back. Stanley's back? #cupdreaming #C” --@thejenniferwood

“Crosby and Letang both back for the #Pens? Start polishing up that Stanley Cup!” --@mspete

“Crosbys back, Letangs back, the Stanley Cups coming back to Pittsburgh! @pghpenguins @ROOTSPORTSPIT #Pens #Tanger #Crosby” --@Jflick7

“The #Pens have now won 10 straight. Maybe my pre-season prediction of them winning the Stanley Cup this year will come true. #NHL” --@DannyDanha

“Hmmm Do you smell it? Coz I can smell the Stanley Cup! #PENS” --@mdallalonga

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