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12-29-2010, 10:20 AM
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Originally Posted by ReenMachine View Post
I agree that any team that is not completely horrible would have make some noise with the way our goalie was hot.He was not just hot he was completely out of this world.Will this happen again? And even with this , we got destroyed by the Flyers.So realistically that big of a hot streak from our goalie is not likely so our chances are very very bad imo.
Halak was the #1 reason we made it that far, but you have to consider that a "hot goalie" is part of the team.

Giguere carried his 2003 Ducks to the Stanley Cup, likewise for Kiprusoff the year after.

In 05-06, Dwayne Roloson was otherworldly after the Oilers acquired him and Cam Ward came in and brilliantly took the #1 job from Geber.

In 06-07, Bryzgalov was a stud while Giguere was injured/not playing, and came close to an NHL record for shutout minutes. Then Giguere took over and was solid the rest of the way.

These are but examples how the goalie can be the #1 reason his team goes far. No reason to suggest Price can't do it.

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