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12-11-2004, 12:35 PM
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Originally Posted by NYRangers
Its not a hard concept to understand. The last few minutes are meaningless. No point in leaving him in there, let the other goalie get some playing time. Have you ever played sports? I remember in HS I played soccer, whenever its a blow out (one way or the other). We would put the kids in who didn't get much playing time, they need the experience too. Is it that far fecthed? No, see the post above.
That doesn't happen in hockey. First off it's an easy way for your back-up to get injured, throwing him into a game where he's been sitting for 2 hours with no warm-ups or anything.

Doesn't take much to pop a hamstring or a groin.

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