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02-08-2013, 01:03 PM
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Originally Posted by TheGleninator View Post
Irving looked shaky and yet that was a better performance then almost every Kipper start this year. Kipper is a great goalie and he started off terribly and yet people were giving him time to find his legs why can't we extend the same logic to Irving he needs time to find his groove as well and unlike Kipper he didn't lose the game for us.
The difference between kipper playing bad and Irving's first game is huge. Kipper, though he's had some bad games, still looks like an elite goalie and he has made some elite saves in pretty much every game. Irving looks like he is about to piss himself when a puck is tossed his way. Irving has the ability to be a starter, but after only 1 NHL game this year, I'd easily pass on starting him against the sedin twins.

Kipper will come around, he always does, he is the flames best chance at a win on most nights.

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