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06-25-2012, 11:06 AM
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Yeah, that seemed to work for the Flyers and Pens this year. Seriously, if it didn't work with Crosby, Malkin, and Staal, it's not going to work for anyone.
It could have easily worked for them. If MAF didn't **** the bed the way he did, the Pens would have been a VERY dangerous team. They were cup favorites going into the playoffs (essentially tied with Vancouver as the top 2). It's about putting your goaltender in a position to succeed and getting hot goaltending.
Even the lowly Oilers had some amazing stretches of hockey due to hot goaltending from Khabibulin and Dubnyk (at different times).
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