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04-27-2010, 12:42 AM
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Top-10 in sv%, 1968-1979

Name 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Top-3 Top-5 Top-10
Esposito 2 3 2 1 1 1 5 7 10
Parent 1 1 3 1 2 1 5 6 9
Dryden, K 3 1 2 1 6 6 7
Vachon 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 7
Maniago 1 2 2 1 0 1 6
Smith, B 1 1 2 1 1 4 5
Favell 2 1 2 2 3 5
Plante 2 1 2 2 3 5
Resch 2 1 1 3 3 4
Bouchard 2 1 1 2 3 4
Worsley 1 1 1 1 1 3 4
Cheevers 1 2 1 0 3 4
Herron 1 1 1 1 0 1 4
Palmateer 1 1 1 1 2 3
Gamble 1 1 1 1 1 3
Giacomin 1 2 1 1 3
Villemure 1 1 1 1 1 3

Best two years removed:

Name 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Top-3 Top-5 Top-10
Esposito 3 2 1 1 1 3 5 8
Parent 3 1 2 1 3 4 7
Dryden, K 1 1 2 1 4 4 5
Vachon 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 5
Maniago 1 2 1 0 0 4
Smith, B 2 1 0 2 3
Favell 1 2 0 1 3
Plante 1 2 0 1 3
Resch 1 1 1 1 2
Worsley 1 1 0 1 2
Cheevers 1 1 0 1 2
Bouchard 1 1 0 1 2
Herron 1 1 0 0 2
Gamble 1 0 0 1
Giacomin 1 0 0 1
Villemure 1 0 0 1
Palmateer 1 0 0 1

Ordinary? No. Pedestrian? No. Clearly not everyone was doing what Parent was doing. And if you remove his two best years and everyone else's, he still has as many top-3 finishes as Esposito, one short of Dryden, and has just one top-5 and one top-10 less than the leader, Espo.

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