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10-15-2012, 09:33 PM
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Originally Posted by tempest2i View Post
You're serious?

The Oilers have tried this recently. They brought in a 36 year old goalie with the following resume:

- 4 time All-Star
- Olympic Gold (and Bronze)
- Stanley Cup Champion

You know how that turned out? Let me just tell you, I'm very glad that Khabby isn't signed for 4 seasons at this point.

Do I think the Oilers need an upgrade in net? Yes.
Do I think the Oilers should trade for a 33 year old, with a similar resume, signed until he's 43? No.

Once burned, twice shy.
Luongo is a much more consistent goalie, younger & overall skill wise a lot better. A clear upgrade in goal. You're fooling yourself or trying to put Luongo down if you think Luongo has as little impact as Khabibulin did for you.

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