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11-05-2012, 03:54 PM
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Originally Posted by Vankiller Whale View Post
I'm saying the Canucks let up far more shots and play a more offensive system(which is why we score more goals) than the Habs do. Luongo is relied upon at least as much as Price is to bail us out. While one could argue either way, they are still very close in my mind, both rounding out numbers 4 and 5 in the top 5 goaltenders in the league.
The Nucks were a far superior team to the Habs in all facets. The number of shots is irrelevant. In fact a high shot total could easily lend itself to a higher save percentage. Quality of shots is what matters. My argument is that the Habs were the 3rd worst team in the league. The quality of shots that Price faced last year was abysmal. How did they compare to what Luongo face? Can't answer that. But Price was hung out to dry last year as the team was decimated, out of sync, distracted and downright putrid.

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