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11-27-2012, 09:41 AM
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Originally Posted by Krut View Post
Except the numbers don't tell the whole story with Dubnyk. He'll make enough saves to show decent numbers, but what the numbers don't tell are his penchant for throwing away horrible goals at the worst possible time, and complete inconsistency. It took him until February last season to start putting up NHL quality performances, which can't happen with a starter. An NHL starter needs to be good 90% of the time, not 50/50 at best with Dubnyk. I'm still hopeful that he can find a consistent game, but I'm not anything close to comfortable with Khabibulin/Danis as his backup in case of Dubnyk failure.
Did you know that almost all goalies who are classified as "NHL starters" at least get to play with an NHL defense in front of them.

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