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The Death of the Puck-Handling Goalie

May 26, 2012 at 11:00 am 0 comments

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 […]

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Goaltending the Difference in 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs

May 16, 2012 at 10:29 am 1 comment

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 […]

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