Thread: Confirmed with Link: Canucks sign SEL free agent goalie Eddie Läck
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04-05-2010, 12:33 PM
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Originally Posted by Gman3 View Post
Does Philly have a real weakness in net, Emery was a pretty goalie before he wen't downhill, Philly also believes that Backlund will be better than Gustavsson, or at least they did when they signed him.

I see your point, but don't players want to play for a good team rather than a bad one, or is it more about the ice time, and possibly money?
It's definitely about ice-time first, especially for a position like goaltending where there's only 30 starters and 30 backups (obviously sometimes goalies split the starting duty).

As for Emery, nobody even knows if he'll play again or if he'll even be as good. Certainly less of a competition than Luongo.

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