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11-16-2011, 09:35 PM
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Originally Posted by AvsFan7 View Post
Desjardins having a great start, incredibly excited about this, IMO we have 3 very good NHL level goalies available to play, so if Varly or Giggy go down with an injury I really think Desjardins can step in and play very well!!!

This might be a bit crazy, but I think Desjardins could be the Avs starter in a few years, if Varly does pan out and we end up trading him, I really think Desjardins will be a #1 goalie in 2-3 years!!!
Unfortunately this is Desjardins' third organization, so I'm not holding my breath. You never know, Tim Thomas didn't become an elite netminder until he was well into his 30s, but I doubt he'll ever be more than a very good backup, a la Johan Hedberg.

I am thrilled though that the Monsters finally have an excellent young goalie and the Avs have a halfway decent emergency callup

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