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Prior to a 4-3 shootout loss to the red-hot Calgary Flames on Monday, Pittsburgh had won five straight. The Penguins are within two points of the Washington Capitals for the top spot in the League standings with a game in hand. A trip to
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The same can’t be said for their cross-state rival, the Philadelphia Flyers. Philadelphia has lost three straight games and is seven points behind the New York Islanders for the second wild card into the playoffs from the Eastern Conference. The Flyers are running out of time to make a run.Men’s Reebok Montreal Canadiens 31 Carey Price Authentic Away White Ice Hockey Jersey.

The Pennsylvania rivals meet for the first time since the Penguins (43-16-9) defeated the Flyers (31-29-8) in the 2017 Coors Light Stadium Series at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh on Feb. 25. This time, they’ll be at Wells Fargo Center on
Click Here Wednesday (7:30 p.m. ET; NBCSN, TVA Sports, NHL.TV). Here’s my breakdown of the game:

Penguins

Pluses: Overall the goaltending has been good. Matt Murray has had a great season (26-8-3, 2.33 goals-against average, .925 save percentage, four shutouts). But let’s not forget about Marc-Andre Fleury. He wasn’t dealt at the NHL Trade Deadline and was excellent while making 40 saves in a 3-2 shootout win against the Edmonton Oilers on Friday, which followed a 28-save shutout against the Buffalo Sabres on March 5. They’ve been a great 1-2 punch, and the Penguins are
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Next is the play of the superstars. Sidney Crosby has been amazing, Evgeni Malkin and Phil Kessel have been awesome. Each of the three can dish it off as
Website well as score. The fact that they can score or pass makes it hard for other teams to defend them, and having that many weapons is a huge plus.

Their defense used to be a problem, but now it’s turned into a strength. They acquired Ron Hainsey andMark Streit (who was injured on Monday and could miss this game) before the NHL Trade Deadline, but let’s not forget about Justin Schultz, who’s having his best offensive season with 46 points (12 goals, 34 assists) and is plus-30.

Minuses: The Penguins have dealt with a lot of injuries. Trevor Daley was great prior to getting injured. The same can be said for workhorse Kris Letang. And now Streit could be out for some time after getting injured on Monday.

After last season’s playoff run, plus the World Cup of Hockey 2016, a lot of players on the team have played a lot of hockey in the past year or two. The Penguins look like they are in for another deep run and that could mean playing more
Buy Now than 100 games (regular season and playoffs) in each of the past two seasons.

If the game gets to be physical, the Penguins may have trouble. We all know they rely on their speed, which they excel at, but clearly the Flyers are more physical.
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When President Donald Trump made that boast in January, in an interview with The Washington Post, nobody took it literally. But Trump had promised universal coverage many times before, suggesting, at the very least, he wanted to
Jerry Rice 75th Anniversary Jersey replace Obamacare with something that would Men’s Nike Custom Made San Francisco 49ers Elite Red Team Color NFL Jersey for Sale provide better coverage to more people.

His allies said similar things. Just this past Sunday, Health and Human Services SecretaryTom Price vowed that even more people would have insurance if the
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Monday’s report by the Congressional Budget Office revealed that boast ― and seven years of similar Republican arguments ― to be fraudulent. It also called into question whether the GOP’s real mission with repeal is to help people get health care ― or simply to shrink government programs, reduce taxes and protect the haves at the expense of the have-nots.

Everybody knew that the CBO’s estimate of the American Health Care Act, which two House committees approved last week, would be dismal. Even before the report was out, Republicans had begun trying to discredit the agency, by pointing
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But the CBO report was much worse than expected. The Republican bill would cut $880 billion from Medicaid over 10 years, steer federal tax credits away from lower-income consumers and undo some of the Affordable Care Act’s changes to
Customized Women’s San Francisco 49ers Nike Elite Alternate Black and Red Jersey the insurance market ― including the “individual mandate” that imposes financial penalties on people who decline to get coverage.

Together, the CBO predicted, these changes would produce an immediate spike in the number of uninsured, with 14 million losing coverage in just the first year. The CBO went on to say that it expects premiums to come back down afterward, but the number of people without coverage would continue to rise ― eventually reaching 52 million in 2026, or 24 million more than what the CBO expects if the Affordable Care Act remains in place. In other words, the CBO thinks the number of uninsured would nearly double.

For all the talk about the CBO getting Obamacare wrong, its estimate on the total uninsured was off by only 20 percent. Even if the CBO is making a bigger error this time, and over-estimating the coverage loss from the Republican proposal by
NFL Season 2017 a quarter or more, the number of people who stand to lose insurance is still really high. As Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) put it, “If they’re half right, that’d still be a lot of people who are uninsured.”

If they’re half right, that’d still be a lot of people who are uninsured.Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.)

Graham’s concern, which at least two other senators echoed on Monday, is a big political warning sign, because Republicans have only two votes to spare if they want repeal to pass the Senate. But the more important implications are human, not political.

Research has indicated that, as a result of the Affordable Care Act, Americans overall have better access to care and more financial security ― which is to say,
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The Trump administration was in no mood to admit any of this and, shortly after the CBO report came out, Price issued a statement, “We think that CBO simply has it wrong.” Then, a mere few hours later, Politico’s Paul Demko reported that an internal White House estimate actually predicted 26 million people would lose coverage. (The White House said its internal projection was merely an attempt to predict what the CBO would say, and not its actual view of what would happen ― particularly if the entire Republican agenda, including follow-up legislation, were to become law.)

Republicans also argued that people would lose coverage primarily because, without the individual mandate, they’d choose not to have coverage. In reality, the CBO predicted that some people would drop coverage voluntarily, without the mandate in place, but others would have to give it up because the exodus of healthy people from the rolls would drive up premiums.

And that would be only in the early years anyway. Later on, it’d be higher premiums for older people and, mostly, cutbacks in Medicaid driving the big spike in the uninsured.

Customized Seattle Seahawks Jersey ‘Journey’ sequel’s producer stands by star Kris Wu

Stephen Chow recently has been defending his selection of Kris Wu as the star of
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The feature will open across Chinese theaters on the first day of Spring Festival,
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A promotional event for the sequel of 2013’s highest-grossing film featured the release of the new film’s theme song, Guai Guai (Behaved), on Dec 20 in Beijing. The song is sung by Wu and veteran singer Tan Jing.

Wu, a popular singer and actor, is a heartthrob to numerous female fans but also
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Chow, an iconic Hong Kong filmmaker, says Wu matches his vision of Tang Seng,
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“I can imagine a hair-shaved Wu is definitely the person that I want for Tang
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The film also stars Lin Gengxin, Yao Chen, Lin Yun, Bao Bei’er and Wang Likun.

While the first Journey to the West film was directed by Chow, the forthcoming
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In earlier interviews, Chow explained that Hark has a longtime dream to shoot a film adapted from the 16th-century novel Journey to the West, so Chow is passing
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MONTREAL – Carey Price is inching closer and closer to getting back to work.


On Wednesday morning, the 29-year-old netminder skated alongside the rest of his teammates for a second straight day as the Canadiens held a rare practice at the Bell Centre in conjunction with having their annual team photo taken at center ice.


The four-time All-Star, who has been battling a severe case of the flu that has already forced him to miss the first three games of the regular season, says his health has vastly improved with antibiotics and rest under the supervision of Dr. David Mulder – so much so that he isn’t ruling out a possible return to the lineup on Thursday night against the Arizona Coyotes.


“I just had a flu. It lasted a little bit longer than I expected, but I feel fine now. I’d like to [play on Thursday night]. I’ll see how I feel [on Thursday] and take it from there,” said Price, who admits to having lost seven or eight pounds since falling ill. “It’s getting close, [though]. I think, like I said, it was day by day. Everybody’s probably had the flu before, so you kind of know that it takes a couple of days to get your energy back, especially playing sports.”


Even though Carey Price Jersey was in fine form at practice on Wednesday, head coach Michel Therrien says the Canadiens aren’t getting ahead of themselves when it comes to Price’s playing status. But, things are headed in the right direction, insisted the veteran bench boss.


“He had a really good day. As the days go on, the better he feels. One thing is certain. First thing on Thursday, we’re going to re-evaluate the situation,” explained Therrien, who is clearly eager to see his starter back between the pipes sooner rather than later. “I can tell you that he’s excited to play. I’m also excited to see him play and the fans are, too. Right now, though, this was his first really good day, which is very encouraging.”


Price’s progress certainly isn’t lost on his teammates, who, like Therrien, are very much looking forward to welcoming him back into the fold with six games coming up over the next 10 days.


“He’s our heart and soul, our rock. It was nice to see him back out there,” said Nathan Beaulieu Jersey, before expanding upon the way in which Price really is a player whose impact extends far beyond the Canadiens’ goal crease. “He moves the puck so well. He gets the puck behind the net and he’s not just rimming it.


He’s like a third defenseman for us there, so we just kind of peel off and get open for him. He shuts down breakdowns in D zones, so even if pucks are rimmed offensively, he’ll get out of the net and grab them. It’s a huge part of our defense. Killing penalties, you can dish it back to him and he’ll fire it all the way down. He’s such a big presence offensively.”


That doesn’t mean that Al Montoya hasn’t turned his fair share of heads in Price’s absence, though. The 31-year-old Chicago native has stepped up to the plate and been a dependable soldier time and again in the early going this year, particularly in his 36-save shutout victory performance over the Pittsburgh Penguins in the home opener on Thursday night. Price himself has definitely been impressed by Montoya’s body of work so far in a Custom Canadiens Jersey uniform.


“He’s a veteran guy. He’s not rattled or shaken by anything. It’s nice to have that in our room. He’s a really easy guy to get along with and he’s playing great hockey. It takes a lot of pressure off of me. It’s been great,” praised Carey Price Winter Classic Jersey, who also had plenty of good things to say about the rest of his teammates, too. “I thought, especially last night, they did a great job. We’re playing with a lot more confidence it seems this year. I’m definitely looking forward to getting back in there with the team.”


When Price does finally get the green light, Therrien confirmed that the plan remains to give him approximately 60 starts over the course of the 2016-17 campaign, give or take a few here and there, of course, depending on the circumstances. Seeing Price return to active duty, however, is the primary focus for now. 


“When Carey’s ready to play, he’ll play,” concluded Therrien. “It’s very simple.”

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BROSSARD – The wait is finally over. Carey Price will be back between the pipes on Thursday night against the Arizona Coyotes at the Bell Centre.


The Canadiens’ starter recently came down with a severe flu that caused him to lose seven to eight pounds, but now he’s ready to return to active duty.


It will mark Price’s first regular-season start since November 25, 2015 against the New York Rangers. That’s when he suffered a sprained MCL in his right knee and was forced to miss the remainder of the season.


Before watching from the sidelines last year, the Custom Canadiens Jersey No. 31 was enjoying an outstanding start to the season, posting 10 wins – including two shutouts – in 12 games, along with a 2.06 goals-against average and a .934 save percentage.


Head coach Michel Therrien, who admitted on Wednesday that he’s looking forward to seeing the veteran netminder back in goal, would surely like to see him pick up where he left off before falling ill.


Three weeks ago, Carey Price Jersey helped to pace Team Canada to the World Cup of Hockey title in Toronto.

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MONTREAL — Here’s a numerical look at the Custom Canadiens Jersey game against the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday night.


330 — Number of days since Carey Price Jersey last suited up for the Habs in a regular season contest, on November 25 at Madison Square Garden. Price got the green light from the team’s medical staff on Thursday morning to make his first start of the 2016-17 season against the Coyotes.


86 — Number of games since Alexei Emelin Jersey last found the back of the net. Prior to opening the scoring on Thursday night, Emelin’s last tally had come on March 17, 2015 against the Florida Panthers.


3:42 — Number of minutes it took the Canadiens to quadruple their lead in the second, as Torrey Mitchell, Shea Weber, and Alex Galchenyuk Jersey scored consecutive goals at the start of the middle frame.


1 — Number of Habs whose goal celebrations incorporated a dab, as Galchenyuk pulled off the popular dance move on his way back to fist-bumping at the Canadiens bench.


8 — Number of career goals Weber has scored against the Coyotes, leading the Habs in that category. The All-Star defenseman added to that tally on Thursday, with his first in a Canadiens uniform.


6 — Number of Habs who are averaging at least one point per game early into the season — a group comprised of Galchenyuk, Weber, David Desharnais, Jeff Petry, Max Pacioretty Jersey, and Brendan Gallagher Jersey.


1 — Number of times the Montreal Canadiens Winter Classic Jersey have outshot their opponents this season, achieving the feat for the first time on Thursday night. The Habs had previously been outshot 36-32, 38-24, and 31-24 by the Penguins, Senators, and Sabres respectively to start the season.

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The Canadiens Winter Classic Jersey welcome the Arizona Coyotes to the Bell Centre on Thursday night.


On Tuesday, Michel Therrien’s troops posted a convincing 4-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins in the home opener. Al Montoya made 36 saves in the win, while David Desharnais scored twice and Max Pacioretty picked up a goal and an assist.


Alexander Radulov Jersey also scored his first goal in a Canadiens uniform.


All players were present and accounted for at practice on Wednesday, including Carey Price, who left the door open to possibly make his return against the Coyotes. Head coach Michel Therrien will confirm his starter following the morning skate based on the health status of the Canadiens’ No. 31. 


The Canadiens aren’t expected to make any lineup changes.


For their part, the Coyotes will go with Louis Domingue between the pipes. It will mark his first start of the year. Mike Smith is out with a lower-body injury.


Domingue came on to replace Smith on Tuesday. He gave up three goals on 11 shots in a 7-4 loss to the Ottawa Senators.


The Quebec native actually made his first career NHL start in Montreal on February 1, 2015.


Alex Goligoski (3a) and Jordan Martinook (2g-1a) lead the Coyotes with three points each.


The Custom Canadiens Jersey lost both of their matchups with the Coyotes last season.

Vandermeer’s View: Halftime J.J. Watt,Jadeveon Clowney and Hopkins Jersey reflections

During the bye is a great time to reflect Deandre Hopkins Jersey on where the team is and where it might go. We all know the Texans are 5-0 at home and have yet to get the job done on the road. But this is the best situation Bill O’Brien has had with the Texans to this point of the season.


Among the Jadeveon Clowney Jersey Cheap AFC division leaders, the Texans have had the toughest schedule as their opponents are a combined 10 games over .500. Pittsburgh is next followed by Denver and New England. The Broncos and Patriots have played a schedule with opponents’ total record well below .500. The Texans have the best record of all the teams the Patriots have defeated.


What does that all mean? Not much. Because it’s all about what happens from here. All three Texans head coaches I have worked with told me similar things about the second half. Basically this is where you make your run or start getting ready for the next campaign.


It’s a boost to be at 5-3 because it gives Houston Jadeveon Clowney Jersey a tiny cushion in the division. But let’s not get carried away with records. You could say that it’s a plus that the Texans play only two teams in the next two months who are currently over .500. Yet it hardly means you’re a lock to win at Indy, beat a never-say-die San Diego team at home or even complete a sweep at Tennessee on New Year’s Day.


The departure of Norv Turner as offensive coordinator of the Vikings should serve as a big reminder of how fast things can change. The Texans were overwhelmed at Minnesota. It was almost a condensed version of the Atlanta game last season. Yet the Vikings are suddenly mortal with two consecutive losses. The second half version of the Texans in 2015 was unrecognizable compared to the way they looked in Miami and Atlanta. Breaking news: the NFL is unpredictable.


Houston has yet to put together the kind of streak they had last season when they won four straight on their way to a 7-2 finish. O’Brien knows that his young, developing offense has to gel if we wants to construct a winning streak. And he also knows the defense, as well as it has done in the absence of J.J. Watt Jersey, has to start forcing more turnovers to help the cause.


The fact that O’Brien’s teams are 11-5 after the midway point shows that the staff and squad made adjustments and found a way to be at their best during the money half of the season. Here’s hoping the trend continues.

Three keys for Texans Jadeveon Clowney and Deandre Hopkins Jersey offense

The Texans Jerseys offense made progress through the first eight games of the season, ending with a 20-13 win over Detroit that included two touchdown drives and two field goal drives. Heading into the bye week, the self-scouting has begun. Here’s what the Texans hope to do better in the second half of the 2016 season.Protect the football.The Texans committed 13 turnovers, consisting of nine interceptions and four fumbles, through the first eight games of the season.


“There’s a lot of things to improve on,” offensive coordinator George Godsey said. “The biggest thing right now is turning the ball over. We’re turning the ball over at least one time each game this season, so that’s going to be a stress when the guys come back. They understand that and maybe we can help them with some things too.”Improve in the passing game.While the Deandre Hopkins Jersey run game has steadily progressed, the Texans passing game has struggled. Houston averages just 199.3 passing yards per game through the first half of the season.


“It seems like just from a break down standpoint whether it’s a protection, a decision, a throw, a drop ball, we just got to be more consistent in that area,” Godsey said.Stick with the run game. (114 yards per game)With the return of left tackle Duane Brown Jersey, the run game gained some much-needed consistency for the offense. The Texans average 114 yards rushing per game. Not only does it control time of possession, running the ball effectively allows for more options in the passing game.


“We have to be able to run the ball for four quarters because that helps the play action, helps Brock (Osweiler) with the comfort level and having everything at our disposal. Boots, screens, run actions and just straight drop back pass. That’ll help the Deandre Hopkins Jersey Cheap whole offensive unit as we go forward.”Following the bye, the Texans will head to Jacksonville to face the Jaguars on Sunday, Nov. 13. Kickoff is set for noon CT.


The Texans offense made progress through the first eight games of the season, ending with a 20-13 win over Detroit that included two touchdown drives and two field goal drives. Heading into the bye week, the self-scouting has begun.


Here’s what the Texans hope to do better in the second half of the 2016 season.


1. Protect the football.
The Texans committed 13 turnovers, consisting of nine interceptions and four fumbles, through the first eight games of the season.


“There’s a lot of things to improve on,” offensive coordinator George Godsey said Tuesday. “The biggest thing right now is turning the ball over. We’re turning the ball over at least one time each game this season, so that’s going to be a stress when the guys come back. They understand that and maybe we can help them with some things too.”


2. Improve in the passing game.
While the run game has steadily progressed, the Texans Jadeveon Clowney Jersey passing game has struggled. Houston averages just 199.3 passing yards per game through the first half of the season. It’s a collective effort to improve the passing game, according to Godsey.
 
“It seems like just from a break down standpoint whether it’s a protection, a decision, a throw, a drop ball, we just got to be more consistent in that area,” Godsey said.



3. Stick with the run game.
With the return of left tackle Duane Brown, the run game gained some much-needed consistency for the offense. Through the first half of the season, the Texans average 114 yards rushing per game. Lamar Millercurrently ranks fourth in the NFL and second in the AFC with 637 yards rushing on 153 carries.


Not only does it control time of possession, running the ball effectively allows for more options in the passing game.
 
“We have to be able to run the ball for four quarters because that helps the play action, helps Brock Osweiler Jersey with the comfort level and having everything at our disposal. Boots, screens, run actions and just straight drop back pass. That’ll help the whole offensive unit as we go forward.”
 

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MONTREAL — Two B.C. boys are already looking right back at home on the East Coast.


Carey Price Jersey showed no signs of rust in his first NHL game since November 25, while Shea Weber’s slapper earned him a second standing ovation in as many home games.


And the two Team Canada teammates only had praise for each other.


“Carey was good as always. He made some key saves at key times. We know what we’re going to get with him,” underlined the night’s first star, who so far is averaging a point per game with Montreal. “He’s a great player and a great competitor, and he gives us a chance to win every night.”


As true as that may be, Weber and four other Habs still chipped in to find the back of the net — even making it 4-0 at one point — to help ease Carey Price Winter Classic Jersey back into action following an 11-month absence.


“He’s going to do this enough for us, so we wanted to give him a break,” cracked Shea Weber Jersey, who blasted home the night’s third goal with an absolute bomb which has become his trademark. “He had been off for a little while, and he’s just going to get better from here.”
Joking or not, the gesture did not go unappreciated.


“I thought we were skating well and moving the puck, but it’s always a bonus to put up a five-spot,” acknowledged Price, who made 27 saves in the effort. “It’s always good to see your teammates score and have success.”


“It was awesome [to score five]. It was a great team game,” added Weber. “They got some momentum back in the second, but we did a good job to regroup between periods, and played better in the third.”


For all the talk of Custom Montreal Canadiens Jersey goals however, it was actually a punishing check on Tobias Rieder that got fans’ and teammates’ jaws alike to literally drop.


“He’s a big man, and he’s really good at sizing guys up,” continued Price on Weber, who finished the night with three hits. “I’m sure you’ll be seeing that all season.”


But if bone-crushing checks brought lingering health concerns back to anyone’s mind, the 29-year-old netminder was quick to nix them postgame.


“I felt fine. I wasn’t going to go Tomas Plekanec Jersey if I didn’t feel 100 percent,” stressed Price. “It’s nice to get back into the routine, and get the feel of the regular season again.”