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04-13-2011, 05:03 PM
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Originally Posted by WojtekGoalski View Post
This is the first season since 05 06 that hank hasn't played at least 70 games. More of what I meant though was that this year the rangers had a backup they had full confidence in and showed that by playing him as much as they did in the begging and middle of the season. Had he not gotten hurt hank would have started much less than 68 games
"Much less" is stretching it. Hank had to carry us into the playoffs, like every year. And we made it with the smallest of margins. I'm not so sure Biron would've started that many games in the last stretch. Was this Hank's best season? I don't know. It was a strong one for sure, but he's had some pretty excellent seasons before as well. An elite level level of consistency is what makes Hank great after all.

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