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Beyond Vezina: Who Is 2013-14′s Most Valuable Goaltender?

How do you define the league’s Most Valuable Goaltender? By figuring out which starting keeper is the biggest difference-maker for his team. We’ll get into how shortly. But let’s start with what Most […]

by · April 20, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Goaltending, Top 10 Lists
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The Allaire Effect

In April of 2013, Joe Sacco was mercifully relieved of his duties as head coach of the Colorado Avalanche – the aftermath of a dismal 2012 campaign that extended the […]

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Will Ilya Bryzgalov Backstop the Minnesota Wild to Playoff Success?

When the Minnesota Wild acquired goalie Ilya Bryzgalov prior to the NHL’s trade deadline the team needed a veteran goalie that could backup Darcy Kemper into the Stanley Cup Playoffs. […]

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Goaltending Controversy Arising Deeper in the Devils Organization

There is another goaltending controversy involving the New Jersey Devils but this time it is happening with the Albany Devils, their top developmental team, of the American Hockey League.  Despite […]

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The King and I: Watching Henrik Lundqvist

 Henrik Lundqvist is now the winningest goalie in Rangers history, surpassing Eddie Giacomin and Mike Richter for most shutouts and wins as a Rangers goaltender, respectively. He is the personification […]

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Ryan Miller, Blues Starting to Settle In

Ryan Miller, the St. Louis Blues newest goalie has backstopped the team very well over his first 9 games, but there have been plenty of situations that would be a […]

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Next in Line: Top Ten Goaltending Prospects

Goaltending is always a major theme for most teams. Either they have it or are looking for it, and no other position is a singularly important as a team’s netminder. […]

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How Jaroslav Halak Compares to Cup-Winning Goalies

  The St. Louis Blues continue to find themselves in the middle of a goaltending controversy with Jaroslav Halak. This despite the fact that he’s a proven playoff goalie and […]

by · February 27, 2014 · 2 comments · NHL Goaltending, St Louis Blues
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Ben Bishop: NHL’s Most Valuable Goalie…and It’s Not Even Close

How Do You Define the League’s Most Valuable Goaltender? How about the starting keeper who’s the biggest difference-maker for his team? Every year, it seems at least one relatively unheralded goalie […]

by · February 26, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Goaltending, Power Rankings
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NHL Trade Deadline: Keith Kinkaid, Not Martin Brodeur, Will Be Traded

While the Albany Devils were on their way to defeating the Utica Comets Sunday evening at the Times Union Center, a not-so-secret transaction took place under the radar: Maxime Clermont […]

Roberto Luongo was the starter in 2010, will he retain his spot in 2014?

Sochi Olympics: Who Has the Best Goaltending?

With the Sochi Olympics underway and the men’s olympic hockey tournament in just seven days, anticipation and excitement is climbing. There have been countless predictions and analysis of all the […]

by · February 7, 2014 · 1 comment · NHL Goaltending, Olympics
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Chad Johnson Gets His First Shutout in Black and Gold

Goaltender Chad Johnson got his first shutout with the Boston Bruins in Saturday’s matinee game at TD Garden, leading the Bruins to a 4-0 victory over Andrew Ference’s Edmonton Oilers. […]

by · February 1, 2014 · 0 comments · Boston Bruins, NHL Goaltending