Goalie Conundrum thread (2013 edition)
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01-28-2013, 04:56 PM
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that's just wrong. If you are able to rewatch that series, you should do. Besides game 1 Niemi was great. He made a lot of those big saves.
Again: Of course he did. If your team is in the Cup Final and five of those games are close in the third period, you are going to make some "big saves." He's a goalie, he's in a big situation, he's going to make some saves and those saves are going to be big.
That doesn't change the fact that he let in way too many goals. His team bailed him out so that his late saves could be "big." Those late saves would have been meaningless because of his own failures without them.
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