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01-04-2013, 08:51 AM
Rabid Ranger
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Originally Posted by dwdl21 View Post
I'm not sure how it works elsewhere but my son plays Jr B in the EOJHL and there are no overage goalies, no matter how good they are they are all dropped in favour of goal scorers. Just seems to be the mentality, if you get lucky and get a good goalie that's an added bonus but every team given a choice will pick a goal scorer over a goalie every time, this is what has to change or we will never produce another top goalie, I mean who want's to play nets when you know you are going to get dropped in your last year no matter how good you are.
It's probably a trickle-down from the senior men's teams. Look at the 2010 Olympic team! All you need is a Luongo with a pulse!

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