Thread: Speculation: Greatest Season by a Coyote
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07-26-2011, 02:35 PM
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As good as Burke was that year, I think you have to put Bryz in that list too for the season he was nominated for the Vezina. Yandle & Tkachuk were good nominees, but I don't think you can put No Panic Yanic quite in that same category. Doan has had a number of seasons that are probably comparable to Yanic's nice season.
I feel like Burke's year was more impressive given the team he had in front of him. It's not that it didn't have its share of defensive stalwarts -- Handzus, Numminen, pre-lockout Vaananen -- but on the whole, the squad in front of Bryzgalov a couple years ago played much better team defense.

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