View Single Post
01-10-2013, 02:24 PM
Registered User
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Vancouver, BC
Country: Canada
Posts: 11,779
vCash: 500
Originally Posted by Spasmatic Dan View Post
Not if you develop them.

Which I think is what he's getting at.
In Vancouver's case it took 6 years for Schneider to develop as a starting goalie. Had he not been playing behind a top notch vet like Luongo I question whether he would have survived if thrown in as a starter early in his career. Having an established vet gives you a way better chance of having a goalie prospect develop into a good starter. There are of course exceptions like Price and Quick but these guys are rare.

vanwest is offline