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04-06-2012, 02:09 PM
I voted for Kodos
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The Montreal Gazette - April 9th, 1946:
Which brings us back to the series again. If there has ever been any better goaltending exhibited in a Stanley Cup final than that offered by Bill Durnan and Frankie Brimsek, no one can recall it. These two are high on the list of all-time great netminders. They are largely responsible for the low scores and the tenseness of the games.
- there's some other information in there about the Cup finals series, but nothing else of any great interest.
- more information on Brimsek's postseason record, which seems to have been very strong.
- Durnan at his peak seems to have been comparable to Brimsek, so we shouldn't underrate Durnan, though he was obviously not as dominant as Brimsek for as long.
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