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12-05-2012, 01:22 PM
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Originally Posted by bluemandan View Post
Good to hear, but I worry about him playing in Europe. I've heard about how the angles are different because of the larger ice surface, and that many European goalies have an adjustment period when they come over to N.A.

Does anyone else think this might be an issue for the NHL goalies playing in Europe if we have a shortened season? Each game would mean that much more to qualify for the playoffs, and if it takes these goalies eight games to readjust, that might be 20% of the season.

Is this a legitamite concern, or am I worrying about nothing here?
well, I've never played goalie nor am I an goalie expert but IMO playing competive hockey in Europe is better than training in NA, and for sure better than training in Europe, as Jaro did before

so I don't think it will be that much of a concern, especially with Elliott as back-up and with all the other goalies playing there aswell

i'm just glad he's back at 100%, should the NHL start...

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