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12-04-2012, 12:46 PM
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Originally Posted by sully1410 View Post
One of the best goalies in Toronto history was 37 when they signed him. That was Eddie Belfour. So don't give the age crap about Lu. Goalies can play into their forties, and still preform well. They are t like forwards or Defenseman. They have a certain longevity to their careers. Look at Marty, he's forty and he just resigned because he can still do it is he as good as he was, probably not...but he's still a damn good goalie.
Yes and by that point Belfour was a shell of his former self. He also cost squat to acquire and wasn't signed for 10 years.

Do you think they would have signed him until he was 44 and given up a ton for him?

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