Your thoughts on Steve Valiquette?
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03-14-2012, 09:26 AM
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: New Jersey
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What is it with people saying "Torts threw him under the bus" when they don't perform the way they need to to stay on the team? Valiquette was a liability in net at the end with the Rangers. I like the guy. I like his story. Biron, however, is a HUGE step up from Valiquette and it has nothing to do with a bus.
This. The only clear, vivid memories I have of Valiquette are a shutout against the Ducks, and then a couple games, Sharks and Penguins specifically, where he let in like eight goals. Letting in eight goals is why you don't cut it as an NHL goalie, not because of the coach.
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