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01-20-2013, 09:22 PM
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Originally Posted by Canadiens1958 View Post
Okay let's be fair about it. Why would an O6 goalie want to execute a perfect butterfly?. The pads are easily 15-17 pounds heavier so the fatigue factor over 60 minutes, 70 games has to enter the picture.. He is giving away the backhand and east-west game. So why does a skill that makes him a weaker goalie important?
Maybe it wasn't the best example, but I don't think one generation should be punished for lacking skills as a whole that another one needed. Gets awfully close to talking about how every player today is a great skater.

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