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01-21-2013, 09:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Howard Beale View Post
Yes, but how much of that 60 minutes will be spent in the defensive zone, 25 minutes? The goalie isn't contributing when the puck is in the offensive zone, so the 60-minute argument is somewhat misleading.
Not always.

edit: on a serious note, goalies can contribute offensively. Look at the Dallas Stars with Turco. Their breakout was highly dependent on Turco's puckhandling skills and they often capitalized on line changes.

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