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05-05-2004, 01:41 AM
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Originally Posted by Trottier
If Robert Esche and the Flyers win the Cup, he will immediately become the latter day Chris Osgood on these boards, a guy who some people here will claim won simply because "he played behind a really good team" ....

...To the point of totally discrediting him for the accomplishment.

Utterly wrong in the case of Osgood, and it would be utterly wrong in the case of Esche (or any other goalie, for that matter). But it will happen. Promise.
Sorry, but it's gonna take at least two good seasons as a starter for Esche to be considered good. The potential is certainly there. Oh, and BTW, I think Osgood is a great goaltender.

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