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11-25-2012, 07:47 PM
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Originally Posted by struckbyaparkedcar View Post
Cam Ward is the homeless man's Roy. Rookie Smythe, undefeated in game 7s, took a garbage team to the ECF his only other playoff appearance. Eventually we're going to have to put some of the Hurricane's lack of recent success on his shoulders, especially if they don't make the dance this season after two high-profile pickups (although it seems the NHL hasn't booked the venue, much less hired a DJ), but he's the only guy with anything close to Roy's aura of "just get me to the damn playoffs, we'll be alright."
Fair enough on Ward.

Originally Posted by Darth Yoda View Post
You think Brodeur NOW is close where Roy was back then? Lundqvist is closer in age and may be our best bet.
The only reason I'd say Brodeur over Lundqvist is because not only his overall career but he was just in a Cup final and would have won the Smythe. Lundqvist hasn't been a sparkling playoff goalie near Roy yet.

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