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05-05-2004, 06:16 PM
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But that's because he didnt "outduel" anyone. Neither goalie was all that spectacular during the Flyers/Leafs series. Both were very good but I didn't think that either Eddie or Esche really took command of the series and stole any games. Niether pitched a single shutout and both had a pair 1 goal performances. I give Esche full credit, he was much better than I expected him to be but none of the games in this series turned out to be goaltending duels.
I think you could make a very good case that Esche stole game 6. The two goals he let in were goals he really didn't have much of a chance on, and he made countless big saves late in the third and in OT, like the one on Sundin and Domi which almost ended it.
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