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11-23-2004, 09:44 AM
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Originally Posted by AH
Oh Boy !!!

Calling Mathieu Garon a potential top five goalie is laughable at best. The guy can be a pretty good starting goalie, but nothing great. His history through Juniors and AHL tells us that he has a distinct ability to blow come crunch time. He has all the physical tools to be a great goalie, but his mental makeup is questionable.

That doesn't mean that the Kings did bad on draft day. They actually did pretty good.
Never saw him in the Q or AHL, but his numbers are great and he was a premier NHL backup last season. Calling him a potential top 5 goalie isn't a reach.

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