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12-12-2012, 10:17 AM
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Originally Posted by Mike Farkas View Post
but maybe some of the old goalies here can back me up on this...not too many worse things than making a few saves being in your stance for nearly a minute and then just when you think you're about to get relief, an easy breakout is botched and your guys are hemmed in for another whole shift...that wears on you...
Not only that, but the defense tends to be more strained and scrambly after that kind of turnover. So you have a worn-out goalie and a frustrated defense... that's the kind of situation where even just freezing the puck counts as a big save.

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