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01-10-2013, 08:53 AM
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Originally Posted by Abraham85 View Post
Goalies are terribly hard to predict. I'm saying Gustafsson but it might as well be someone we haven't even drafted yet.
Especially transition from Europe to North-America can be very tricky for goalies. For example, last season's FEL goalie of the year Riku Helenius has .880 SVS% in 12 games in the AHL this year. Another very solid Finnish goalie prospect and a former Wild pick Niko Hovinen has played 15 games with .889 SVS% in the ECHL, after being one of the best goalies in FEL last season. Tbh I'm surprised so many have been saying Gustafsson, I'd still go with Hackett.

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