Will a goalie ever be drafted 1st overall ever again?
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01-30-2013, 12:08 PM
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You're making a lot of excuses for the Goalie busts. One injury shouldn't ruin a Goaltender ten years later unless he's lazy coming back from it/not tough enough to play through pain. The truth is that it's pretty dang difficult to project goaltenders. Krahn looked like a stud his first year in Juniors prompting the 9th overall selection. His next two years he wasn't even a very good goalie in the WHL. It happens. Remember what a star Justin Pogge looked like his last year of Juniors?
Injuries aren't the only reason but of all the goalies that busted, poor decisons by the club that drafted them and injuries are common traits found in all of them. That is no coincidence.
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