Jimmy Howard struggling (Rick Osentoski-US PRESSWIRE)

Why is Jimmy Howard Struggling in the Shootout?

The shootout has become a bit of a sore subject for Detroit fans. It’s gotten to the point where Jeff Riger of 97.1 The Ticket in Detroit actually asked Mike […]

Toronto Maple Leafs fans seem to support James Reimer but that won't make any difference when Brendan Shanahan and company evaluate the team's future (Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Is James Reimer Creating a Goalie Controversy?

Well the answer to that question is, Reimer sure hopes he is. This past week Reimer found a spot between the pipes for the Leafs for the first time in […]

(Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Blues Can’t Blame Goaltending This Time

So let’s really stretch and assume the St. Louis Blues will make another premature exit in this year’s playoffs. Crazy thought, right? Well, the Blues have three fully capable goalies […]

by · December 15, 2014 · 2 comments · NHL Goaltending, St Louis Blues
Brian Elliott (Bruce Fedyck-USA TODAY Sports)

Brian Elliott May Want Out of St. Louis

Those concerned with the state of Blues goaltending — Martin Brodeur’s age and Jake Allen’s inexperience — may have to deal with that angst for longer than they initially wanted. […]

by · December 10, 2014 · 15 comments · NHL Goaltending, St Louis Blues
Martin Brodeur

Martin Brodeur’s Faceoff Against Ageism

With a résumé as amazing as Martin Brodeur’s one really has to stretch to find fault with the Blues signing the Hall-of-Famer. The deal is cheap against the cap too […]

Brodeur stopped 20 Nashville shots in his debut, including 14 saves in the first period (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Martin Brodeur’s Road to 700 Wins

On Thursday night, the New Jersey Devils battled the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Air Canada Centre. Martin Brodeur was in net that night… but not for the Devils. For […]

by · December 5, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Goaltending, St Louis Blues
Brodeur stopped 20 Nashville shots in his debut, including 14 saves in the first period (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Marty Party On Hold: Legend Brodeur Fails to Win Blues Debut

I can already hear Blues fans, after one game against a top offense, deride the addition of Martin Brodeur. Such is the condition of Blues fandom. However, for a guy […]

Vladimir Tarasenko scored 21 goals last season (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

More Than Jake: Blues’ Allen Needs to Play His Cards Right

The addition of Martin Brodeur to the Blues’ goaltending corps presents a few potentially awkward scenarios. One of those is the progression and development of Jake Allen, the unofficial goalie […]

Martin Brodeur makes a save in Blues practice on Dec. 1, 2014 (TSN Photography)

The Martin Brodeur Effect: The Future of the Blues’ Goaltending

The Ice Zone at the St. Louis Outlet Mall, the St. Louis Blues practice facility, features a ring of players’ names and numbers who have donned the Bluenote and have […]

by · December 3, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Goaltending, St Louis Blues
The pressure is on Fleury this postseason (wstera2/flickr)

Looking Back on 300 wins for Marc-Andre Fleury

300 wins. It’s impressive. Especially considering the fact that Marc-Andre Fleury hasn’t turned 30 yet. Fleury was the 31st goalie in NHL history to reach the 300 win mark; there […]

by · November 25, 2014 · 1 comment · NHL Goaltending, Pittsburgh Penguins
Oct 23, 2014; St. Louis, MO, USA; Vancouver Canucks goalie Ryan Miller (30) blocks the shot of St. Louis Blues left wing Jaden Schwartz (17) during the second period at Scottrade Center.  (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Ryan Miller Has Not Been Good and That’s Okay

The Vancouver Canuck’s newest netminder, and current starter, Ryan Miller has entered the 2014-2015 season without much negativity coming out of the Vancouver media. He has played in 75% of […]

(Bruce Fedyck-USA TODAY Sports)

Masked Men: Price Is Right Again

It was only a matter of time before Carey Price started playing like Carey Price. The Montreal Canadiens goaltender got off to a mediocre start this season — like many […]