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Dubnyk Helped Wild Turn Their Season Around

On January 13, 2015, the Minnesota Wild were going through a rough stretch. The Wild had lost 11-of-13 games (2-7-4) and were going nowhere fast. The Wild were (18-18-5) and […]

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

Jake Allen: Is The Future Now?

Jake Allen has been called the goalie of the future for the St. Louis Blues, but with shaky goaltending from Brian Elliott over the last two weeks Allen has emerged as […]

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Die is Cast for Price to Win Hart, Vezina

After what was initially a two-man race between Nashville’s Pekka Rinne and Montreal’s Carey Price, the latter is poised to pull away for one if not two major postseason awards. […]

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Thrust into the Starting Role: 5 Goalies Exceeding Expectations

It’s a tough life as a backup goalie. When you only get to play 20-30 games a season, the margin for error is extremely low. However some of the goalies […]

by · March 23, 2015 · 0 comments · NHL Goaltending
Niklas Backstrom has pushed his way among the top 100 in multiple goalie categories. (Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports)

Minnesota’s Missing Goaltender: What Happened to Niklas Backstrom?

Niklas Backstrom. Ah, yes, do you still remember that name? No, no, not Nicklas Backstrom of the Washington Capitals. Niklas Backstrom, the backup goalie for the Minnesota Wild. Surprisingly, he […]

by · March 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Minnesota Wild, NHL Goaltending
Carey Price is one of the favourites for 2014(Photo: Andy Martin Jr)

The Golden Touch: Carey Price’s Excellence Since Sochi

Since the Olympic break last year, Carey Price has been the best goalie in the entire world. It’s not very hard to imagine why. On last year’s Canadian mens Olympic hockey […]

Curtis McElhinney has been keeping the Blue Jackets in games while Sergei Bobrovsky has been injured. (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Could Curtis McElhinney’s Season End With New Contract?

What a strange season this has been for the Columbus Blue Jackets.  This team has had a 17 game stretch in which they lost 15.  They’ve also had a month […]

Yes Devils fans..went there. (Ed Mulholland-US PRESSWIRE)

Jonathan Quick Has A Quick Fuse

The time of over the top goalies has come and gone. We no longer see goalies chase down players with their blocker cocked and ready to unload on a player. […]

Jonathan Quick was the Conn Smythe winner in 2012 (Jayne Kamin-Oncea-US PRESSWIRE)

Jonathan Quick: An Elite NHL Goalie

NHL Goalies Occupy One of the Most Challenging Positions in Sports There is not another position in professional sports that is as disadvantageous as an NHL goalie. A hockey puck […]

by · March 19, 2015 · 0 comments · NHL Goaltending
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Finding the Oilers a Goalie

It’s no secret, the Edmonton Oilers are going to need a starting goaltender sooner than later. Chances are, by the start of next season, the Oilers will have a new […]

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The Greiss Is Wrong, Pitt! Penguins Backup Plan Struggling

The Greiss Is Wrong, Pitt! Well, close enough. This past offseason, the Pittsburgh Penguins went out and signed 28 year-old Thomas Greiss to a 1 year, $1 million contract. You […]

Henrik Lundqvist's ability to perform in pressure-packed situations would undoubtedly help the goalie in a rivalry playoff series. (James Guillory-USPRESSWIRE)

Guts, Glory, Goalies

  No team is complete without their last line of defense and The New York Rangers are a franchise with a history of élite goaltending. After losing Henrik Lundqvist to […]

by · March 17, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers, NHL Goaltending