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10-27-2012, 03:06 AM
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Originally Posted by The Nuge View Post
I think goaltending is much less of an issue than people think. Goalies come out of nowhere all the time. If Dubnyk can't step up, and Bunz and Roy aren't ready, I'm sure we can find a guy through free agency or a trade without giving up any major assets. Look at the goalies in the NHL that are considered elite right now, and the people that were considered elite 3 years ago even. It's 2 pretty different lists.

I find it hard to really say any one draft/year is the key to our success. 2009 wasn't great, but 2008, and 2010-2012 are all looking very helpful
agreed.... over the past decade or so tending has become the easiest position to solve (outside of bottom-6 forward and bottom pairing defenders of course)... there are always lots of goalies available and it seems that there are 2-4 surprise tenders each and every year... i'm really not worried about tending at all to be honest, it will sort itself out

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