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
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The 2014 NHL Free Agent Class For Backup Goaltenders Was Terrible

Even though NHL free agency doesn’t have the same impact that it used to have prior to the implementation of the salary cap, it can still be an excellent way […]

by · January 19, 2015 · 1 comment · NHL Goaltending
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Completing the Circle: Why Brodeur Should Return to Devils

Imagine a world where Mike Modano only played for the Stars franchise and Jarome Iginla wore just the flaming “C” on his chest. The accomplishments from both of these players […]

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On Goaltender Perception and Trade Value

NHL Goaltenders are a very interesting subject from an analytics perspective.  Goaltenders are highly effected by shooting percentage, in the short term, which can make an elite goalie look ECHL […]

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Masked Men: Wild Year For Dubnyk

Devan Dubnyk is getting another chance to establish himself as a starting goaltender in the NHL. The Arizona Coyotes dealt Dubnyk to the Minnesota Wild on Wednesday in exchange for […]

by · January 14, 2015 · 1 comment · Minnesota Wild, NHL Goaltending
PAIN! (Matt Kartozian-US PRESSWIRE)

5 Underachieving Goalies This Season

This season there have been a number of unsung goaltenders who are having outstanding seasons. Colorado Avalanche’s Calvin Pickard and Winnipeg Jets’ Michael Hutchinson are number one and two in […]

by · January 14, 2015 · 0 comments · NHL Goaltending
Vladimir Tarasenko scored 21 goals last season (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Jake Allen Taking Advantage of Return To Crease

Earlier this month, St. Louis Blues head coach Ken Hitchcock made a decision in the crease that created its fair share of questions. The veteran of over 1,250 games behind […]

by · January 14, 2015 · 2 comments · NHL Goaltending, St Louis Blues
Brodeur took a leave of absence from the Blues last week. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Martin Brodeur Will Finish the Season With the Blues

The January 10, 2015 game against the Carolina Hurricanes displayed once again why Martin Brodeur was brought on. Despite speculation as to his final destination, the short leash provided to […]

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Goaltender Roulette: The Trade Deadline Approaches

It’s getting to be time to gear up for the final push if your team has any hope of making the postseason. If you’re a NHL team on the cusp […]