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10-10-2012, 10:45 PM
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Originally Posted by Haute Couturier View Post
I already gave you a potential explanation. Maybe teams want to let him do most of his development in Sweden before throwing him a contract. It's too early to say no one is interested therefore he must not be that good. He is still young. Bobrovsky was 22 when he got his chance.

Color me unimpressed with the Flyers philosophy. "Rinne is a mammoth sized goalie so let's search for Rinne clones." Lundqvist, Quick, Luongo, Thomas, etc are all great goalies that aren't massive in size. They don't need to look for the largest goalies they can find. They are just limiting their options by doing that.

I'm not giving up on Hovinen either because he only has started 2 pre-season games in North America. I just feel the Flyers screw up every step of the way when it comes to goaltending and it's perfectly within reason to question that decision.
I'm pretty sure Lundqvist and Luongo are both considered large goalies.

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