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Cole's Plus/Minus: Pens vs. Leafs - Armageddon at 2-1-0
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01-23-2013, 10:31 PM
Lost in the Flood
Join Date: Aug 2008
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An explosively divisive issue...
There are several here who mentions Fleury as a plus today. It frustrates/baffles me.
There were some good saves and none of the goals were terrible, true, but there were also 5 goals against on 24 shots, and it isn't like we were talking about 2 on 1s or laser shots he had no chances on whatsoever. Add the habitual 3-4 times where he is bambi handling the puck behind our goal, and I just cannot accept that this is the standard of a GOOD/+ game. The bar is just too low then.
This was simply
. The guy who can make awesome stops but cannot be relied upon to be a consistent game breaker for us.
I really hope Vokoun gets the next one - and a real chance to push Fleury's automatic starter credentials.
Simply saying "5 goals on 24 shots must means MAF was bad" is such an ignorant comment.
He was literally bowled over by his Eng on one goal and two others were off of Pens turnovers to wide open guys in the slot.
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