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Luukko: Holmgren's job safe, even if no playoffs
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03-27-2010, 10:04 PM
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Meh, he's kind of right though. Even if it is an excuse it's a perfectly legitimate one. We've had some pretty shoddy luck at the goalie position.
If the Flyers followed the Keith Allen plan, and made goaltending a priority, instead of treating it like 3rd line LW, they wouldn't have shoddy "luck".
They entrusted the goaltending job to Ray Emery. That was a gamble, just because of the off-ice stuff. Holmgren then banked that if anything happened to Emery, be it injury or off ice issues, Boucher could handle the load.
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