How much blame do you give Lundqvist for the shootout loss?
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12-26-2010, 06:27 PM
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I think lundqvist needs to be better. This is what seperates him from Richter. Richter was far more consistent, and more reliable. You knew he was gonna make the big save when you need him to. Penalty shot against Bure in Vancouver ring a bell? I laugh when people say lundqvist is better than richter.
I think Lundqvist is better than Richter. Laugh away.
As to making the big save, I remember some big misses in big spots by Richter, even
if you don't. Who can forget his amazing gaffe against the Penguins in the Playoffs?
He had a .904 career save pct., certainly not an outstanding achievement. He was a good goaltender who won a Cup backstopping the best team in hockey, including Leetch at his very best, Messier, Kovalev and a host of others. Compare that to the teams Lundqvist has been asked to perform behind.
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