Round 2, Vote 4 (HOH Top Goaltenders)
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11-16-2012, 06:51 PM
Join Date: Dec 2007
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I flip flop on the two of them all the time. I will weigh the pros and cons of each next round, as there's no way Smith gets in here, and Fuhr will surely be up next round.
You are probably right. But, competition at the goal position probably had a lot to do with that.
And I'm the biggest Espo supporter here.
Actually, surprisingly, I'm not, at least a few had him higher than I did!
I probably ranked Esposito and Belfour too high on my original list.
But Belfour had a big advantage over Esposito in that he played for Keenan, Sutter and especially Hitchcock. Defensive coaches that were big on disipline. Belfour was also outplayed by his own backups in a number of season, mainly Jeff Hackett and Marty Turco.
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