Post Tagged with: "NHL Goalies"

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Optimus-Reim: Maple Leaf Extinction?

The other day a buddy and I were chatting about some of the various decisions the Toronto Maple Leafs had made in regard to the NHL Draft and the early […]

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The Demise of Canadian Goalies

Patrick Roy.  Jacques Plante.  Martin Brodeur.  Ken Dryden.  Glenn Hall.  The list of superstar Canadian goalies of the past could go on forever.  It could be argued that nine of […]

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Signing Tim Thomas Would Only Extend the Philadelphia Media Circus

The Philadelphia Flyers are rumored to be potentially replacing Ilya Bryzgalov with former Boston Bruins goaltender, Tim Thomas. For a team that has longed for a reliable netminder, the move […]

by · July 2, 2013 · 2 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Jimmy Howard’s Finest Hours of 2012-2013

Throughout history, nations and individuals are characterized by leadership styles. While most of these leaders are regarded as great military and civil heros, a certain type of leadership is particularly […]

by · July 1, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Detroit Red Wings, NHL Goaltending
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The New York Islanders’ Goaltending Options

As the free agency market inches closer and closer, the question still remains for the New York Islanders: who will get starting duties for the 2013-14 season? Since their elimination […]

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Following in Dad’s Footsteps? Anthony Brodeur

The name is synonymous with goaltending. Brodeur. As Martin Brodeur reaches the twilight of his NHL career, another one may just be ready to take his place. His son, Anthony […]

by · June 12, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · NHL Entry Draft
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Quality of Tampa Bay Lightning Goaltending This Season

  A few years ago Hockey Prospectus introduced a stat similar to baseball’s quality starts statistic. Whereas in baseball a quality start is six or more innings pitched with three or […]

by · April 25, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Tampa Bay Lightning
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Johan Hedberg Continues Reliable Play

While Martin Brodeur continues to play at an elite level at the age of 40, Johan Hedberg has also stood the test of time.

by · February 11, 2013 · 1 comment · New Jersey Devils
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Fleury vs. Vokoun: How Much Do Goalie Statistics Matter?

As the Pittsburgh Penguins hit the quarter-season mark with a 3-1 loss to the New Jersey Devils on Saturday, fans once again started murmuring about one of the oddest goaltending […]

by · February 10, 2013 · 2 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Craig Anderson Playing Like An Elite NHL Goalie

The term elite is thrown around a lot these days, especially in reference to professional athletes. In the world of NHL goalies, it’s usually reserved for the likes of Henrik Lundvist & Pekka Rinne, possibly Ryan Miller, maybe even Roberto Luongo, and, in the not so distant past, Tim Thomas & Martin Brodeur.

by · January 31, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Ottawa Senators
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Corey Crawford Is The X-Factor For The Chicago Blackhawks

With their sixth win of the season on Sunday night, the Chicago Blackhawks are officially off to their best start in team history. They’ve been playing at a high level, as such […]

by · January 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks
Reading Between the Lines: Drafting Fantasy Hockey Goalies

Reading Between the Lines: Drafting Fantasy Hockey Goalies

. This post is a THW Chirp By David Dickenson Goaltenders are one of the most important positions available in fantasy hockey. Partially because of the sheer number of categories […]

by · August 31, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Fantasy