BU’s Matt O’Connor Drawing NHL Interest

BU’s Matt O’Connor Drawing NHL Interest

Matt O’Connor’s world has certainly changed. The Boston University goaltender went from being a relative unknown, and within weeks has had no less than 14 NHL teams that have come […]

by · February 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers, NHL Goaltending
Cam Talbot could provide Henrik Lundqvist with some much needed rest this season. (Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports)

Is Cam Talbot a Number 1 Goalie?

The New York Rangers are 7-1-2 since Cam Talbot took over as starter in place of injured Henrik Lundqvist. Talbot’s record is solid, but the whole experience hasn’t been a […]

Antti Raanta is back with the Chicago Blackhawks, and fantasy managers should see how the goalie backs up Corey Crawford this season. (Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports)

The 5 Best NHL Backups

Being an NHL backup is oftentimes a thankless job, especially on teams employing workhorse No. 1 goalies that earn the lion’s share of starts. However, there’s more to it than […]

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Oilers Goaltending In Need Of Help, But From Where?

The Edmonton Oilers have a myriad of issues with their current roster and an abundance of holes to fix. Their most pressing need is in their most important position – […]

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Carey Price for Hart, Vezina? Not So Fast

Largely thanks to the market that is Montreal, Carey Price is being touted by many as a Hart and Vezina Trophy favorite. The hockey media of the day has all […]

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Joni Ortio: The Real Deal?

Ortio’s Time to Shine In the world of hockey, we continuously see the emergence of goaltenders in the game. Guys who just seem to turn heads as soon as they […]

by · February 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames, NHL Goaltending
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Time for Tuukka Rask To Exercise Montreal Demons

The Montreal Canadiens are inside of Tuukka Rask’s head. The 27-year-old goaltender for the Boston Bruins has enjoyed great success since his trade to Boston in 2006. Rask is 125-72-54 in his […]

Brodeur’s Retirement Is Good For Blues

Brodeur’s Retirement Is Good For Blues

The quasi-fanfare about Martin Brodeur’s retirement seems, well, odd. It’s at once anti-climactic and for some reason, artificial. Disgruntled Devils fans know deep down his No. 30 will hang in […]

John Gibson and Frederik Andersen might be unproven as an NHL goalie tandem, but they will have to be on top of their game in order for the Ducks to remain competitive in the Western Conference. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

North American Young Stars Will Excite But Can They Stop the Puck?

Its official, the World Cup is back and it’s coming to Toronto in 2016. That’s not the only announcement Gary Bettman made over all-star weekend. There is a new 8 […]

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Martin Brodeur Memories By Season

Martin Brodeur is the Wayne Gretzky of goaltending. Like Gretzky, Brodeur’s name is sprawled out across the NHL record book. As the league went from standup to butterfly, at the […]

Schwartz led the Blues with a plus-28 last season (Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Blues Appear to Have Moved Away From Brodeur

Although the addition of Martin Brodeur doubtlessly added jersey and ticket sales to the bottom line, the net gain in the standings was zero. There’s little question that Brodeur’s experience […]

Elliott is now the team's No. 1 goaltender (Billy Hurst-USA TODAY Sports)

Brian Elliott Quietly Becoming Franchise’s Best Goaltender

The St. Louis Blues have employed many greats in net over the years. The list includes Glenn Hall, Mike Liut, Curtis Joseph, Grant Fuhr and … Brian Elliott? It’s true, […]

by · January 19, 2015 · 0 comments · NHL Goaltending, St Louis Blues