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09-17-2008, 11:41 AM
Phil Parent
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Originally Posted by Corey View Post
A 5'4" goaltender presents a tiny, tiny five-hole but lots of ceiling room and he can't stretch to cover the 6' from post to post along the goal line. He can also be screened by Theoren Fleury. He can't push big forwards out of the crease. He needs not only great reflexes but the ability to fly.
Absolutely, it`s the opposite for 6`8" guy. That`s why most goalies are around 6`, it's a good balance between not getting beat standing, and not getting beat on the ice.

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