Goaltending discussion thread (edit: Markstrom called up)
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02-06-2013, 02:07 PM
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Broward, FL
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One thing to consider re: the OP's post:
If you do trade off Clemmensen or waive him and he gets claimed, your depth at goalie is hurt pretty badly. If you get rid of Clem and then Theo or Markstrom gets hurt, you are looking at a career AHL'er (albeit a good one) in DGM and nothing after that.
Clemmensen isn't losing games for the Panthers, IMO. The defense needs to get better and the 5 on 5 play has been awful. I just don't see how Markstrom instantly makes everyone else on the team better. He hasn't done it in the AHL, why would he do it in up there?*
*Not saying he isn't a stud, he is. But even with his (and DGM's) outstanding play, the Rampage still sit in 13th place in the West.
Maybe the Panthers have more talent than the Rampage/the Rampage would be the worst team in the AHL without the goaltending.
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