Thread: Speculation: Theodore, a possible choice?
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10-02-2010, 09:45 AM
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Originally Posted by MountainHawk View Post
Niemi and Leighton were the Stanley cup goaltenders. Can we stop arguing about goalies? In the cap NHL, who your goalie is is about as important as who your mop up reliever is in baseball. It's all about scoring and defensive depth now.
And there was a pretty significant difference between Niemi and Leighton when it came to crunch time, so yes it does matter. Goalies who can't make big saves in tough spots is a pretty important conundrum.

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