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07-05-2008, 03:05 PM
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Originally Posted by triggrman View Post
how crappy and inconsistant our goaltending was, atleast 5 games were losses thanks directly to our goaltending.
And no games were wins thanks directly to our goaltending?

Don't get me wrong guys. Some of those games by Mase and Ellis were frustrating as heck to me.

But I am saying I don't expect goaltending to be a strength. I believe it's a fallacy to say "we sucked last year so we'll be better" since Ellis was a part of that inconsistency.

We'll be better in goal, but no way does Ellis reproduce a 92+ save percentage IMO. If he comes in at .910+ than it'll be a very good year, but it won't be what carries the Preds. I know nobody is saying that of course. But I don't discount what Ellis did down the stretch. It's not like our great scoring carried us in because the goaltending suddenly became only consistent.


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