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01-25-2013, 06:31 PM
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Originally Posted by Neas Olc View Post
Boohoohoo the sky is falling. An objective look at the matter would reveal that at the very least both Scrivens and Reimer are NHL backup material. And that's at their worst- save %s are pretty decent, and as a poster above said, Reimer's career stats hold their own against NHL starters. Oh, they're both pretty young and have a lot of growth room.

Maybe I'm a bit biased as a [soccer] goalie myself, but it pisses me off how quickly people are to irrationally use goalies as scapegoats.
Scrivens has done nothing to even hint that he belongs at the NHL level as a backup. Maybe that will change in the future. Reimer at least as shown some success in the NHL.

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