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03-11-2012, 07:39 AM
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Originally Posted by mapes View Post
I think he's referring to the fact Gus was on a roll and he switched back to Reimer for a few games in a row, then switched back and Gus started struggling again.

I love the **** Kessel gets. Really? Let's rip on the guy with 34 goals, 37 assists? I swear if we had Sid people would complain he doesn't hit enough :
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Reimer got 2 straight shutouts to start February, the first one coming off a back to back, before he really started to stink it up. Can't really blame Wilson for starting Reimer to start the month. You aren't gonna sit a goalie shortly after he just got 2 straight shutouts.

I will agree with you and say that Wilson did make an error by sticking by Reimer for too long. By that time, Gus was cold and back to his terrible play.

Part of this is on Wilson as he should of platooned both goaltenders more effectively to keep them both sharp. But, part of this is on Gus as a good goaltender should be able to stay sharp without playing. It's what makes a good goaltender.

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