Post Tagged with: "Goalies"

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The Death of the Puck-Handling Goalie

Frustration had mounted. As Henrik Lundqvist made a mad dash to the bench, the pressure was now on his teammates to get the puck in deep and generate a scoring opportunity. The New York Rangers found themselves down 3-1 in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals. And with 1:34 […]

by · May 26, 2012 · 0 comments ·
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Goaltending the Difference in 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs

There’s an old tenet about post-season baseball that says, “Good pitching trumps good hitting”. Even though hockey is a completely different sport from baseball, it might not be too farfetched to say that good goaltending has shut down good offense in this year’s Stanley Cup Playoffs. If one were to […]

by · May 16, 2012 · 1 comment ·