Hurricanes Fans: Do You Want Khudobin or Cam?

Hurricanes Fans: Do You Want Khudobin or Cam?

Here’s a question for Hurricanes fans: Do you want Khudobin or Cam in the pipes? As the 2014-15 NHL season approaches, have you thought about who you’d like to see […]

The Sharks completed their first Western Canada sweep in franchise history.  (Mandatory Credit: Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports)

Stalock’s Pressure Will Benefit Niemi

The Sharks goalie competition arguably reached a boiling point last season during the series against Los Angeles in the first round. Antti Niemi, the Sharks starting netminder of last season and […]

Last season, Anton Khudobin showed that he is not only a valuable back-up, but a goalie that could step in a be a starter for the Hurricanes if anything were to happent o Cam Ward. (James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports)

Interview With Hurricanes Goalie Anton Khudobin

Hurricanes goaltender Anton Khudobin is probably one of the most underrated CV in NHL goaltending. At 28, he already won a Stanley Cup, an RSL (the Russian league before the […]

Gods Among Men: Top 5 Blues Goaltending Tandems

Gods Among Men: Top 5 Blues Goaltending Tandems

Many cities in the NHL are known as “goalie graveyards” — those places where a goalie’s career goes to die — at the very least making people question the player’s […]

The Goalie Games: May the Odds Be Ever in Your Favor

The Goalie Games: May the Odds Be Ever in Your Favor

Most teams in the NHL have a solid staring goaltender that they count on to be in net for the better part of the year. The Minnesota Wild must not have […]

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Brian Elliott Damned by Faint Praise

Coach Ken Hitchcock finally uttered the words many Blues fans have been expecting to hear for years: Brian Elliott is officially the 1A goaltender, positioned in front of Jake Allen. […]

Allowing this overtime goal to Patrice Bergeron during the first round of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs was the lowlight of James Reimer's time in Toronto (Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports)

James Reimer and the Burden of Narratives

James Reimer and the Toronto Maple Leafs came to terms on a two-year contract, worth $4.6 million annually, to avoid going to salary arbitration. It was the second such signing […]

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Brodeur Preparing for the Unknown

  There aren’t many things that Martin Brodeur hasn’t done during his illustrious career, but the 21-season veteran is now preparing to enter the free agency for the first time […]

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Optimus-Reim: Maple Leaf Extinction?

The other day a buddy and I were chatting about some of the various decisions the Toronto Maple Leafs had made in regard to the NHL Draft and the early […]

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Martin Brodeur: Wins, Shutouts, Saves, and Statistics Unmasked

On June 16, 1990, the New Jersey Devils drafted goaltender Martin Brodeur 20th overall with their first pick in the 1990 NHL Entry Draft. For the first time after 24 […]

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Why Canada Day Won’t be Christmas for Free Agent Goalies

If the trend of signing “value” goaltending continues, even big name guys like Ryan Miller, Jonas Hiller and even Martin Brodeur won’t see the paydays they might envision on July 1. This […]

Why Tuukka Rask Is Your 2014 Vezina Trophy Winner

Why Tuukka Rask Is Your 2014 Vezina Trophy Winner

As the 2014 Awards presentation comes upon us in a few hours, it’s a good time to review why Tuukka Rask remains the best in the league. Although there are […]

by · June 24, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Goaltending