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01-10-2013, 01:07 PM
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Originally Posted by Flyerfan4life View Post
so even during the Shutouts in the MTL series, hes still in over his head ?

i know, those were all the Team D, and when we lost the SCFs that part was all Leighton..

yea we get it..
Yeah, apparently you do get it. Glad to see you've come around . Leighton hardly had to work during those games. They were some of the easiest shutouts a goalie could hope to earn. They were a testament to how good the Flyers skaters were in their own end and at generally manhandling the smaller Habs team more than it was a testament of Leighton's skill. The one game where Pronger had a cold and Leighton had to do work, he got torched.

Our team was good enough on D in the Finals. We were more than good enough on offense. Leighton could only string together one good period at a time though, usually only one per game, and was utterly incapable of bailing out our third pairing like you'd expect a goalie to do when needed. Leighton was by far the weakest link on that team and it cost them badly. When your weakest link is in net, it's a huge problem.

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