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01-02-2013, 06:07 PM
Dennis Bonvie
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Originally Posted by TheDevilMadeMe View Post
Gotcha. I knew that at one point, but it must have slipped my mind when commenting. I know one of the arguments against Cheevers as a "clutch goalie" is that Johnston posted better numbers during the 1972 Cup run.
Cheevers was 6-2 and the Bruins really were not in any danger during the playoffs until Game 6 of the finals.

What Cheevers was well known for in Boston was giving up big leads. Some people thought he would lose concentration in the one-sided games. Others thought it was the real reason he was known as the "Money Goalie".

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