Thread: Rumor: Flyers Unhappy with JVR?
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06-15-2010, 08:32 AM
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bluefleetwood
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Originally Posted by sa cyred View Post
Being average even at a young age doesnt mean success. What if he continues to do the same he has done in the past for the next 3 years? Do you still wait for him to turn into a franchise goaltender? How about 5-7 years? He is turning 23 in a few months. The "he is young" argument is gonna run out soon unless he steps his game up.

I do agree that the word franchise gets thrown around here to much, for JVR and Price.

"in 25 starts for Carey, team scored 26 goals.. so ya, you can't blame Price for the lack of wins, you blame the TEAM"

This quote is from the Habs board. Someplace else I read that in 6 games the Flyers had scored 22 goals and still lost. I don't think it's too much of a stretch to say that playing behind the Flyers defense and oh, yeah, the Flyers can actually score goals, too, Price would have won a lot more games than he did with the Habs. I'm sorry, but when a goalie makes 30+, 40+ and 50+ saves and the team still loses, the goalie is not the major problem.

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