Goaltending discussion thread (edit: Markstrom called up)
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02-08-2013, 04:07 PM
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Broward, FL
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Anybody that thinks Clem will get demoted anytime soon is kidding themselves. We just traded a former top ten pick for peanuts to shed salary because we are paying Santorelli a NHL salary to play in the AHL. Markstrom's two-way contract is what's keeping him in SA. Not how he is playing.
I don't think they think Markstrom is ready for the NHL.
They might not think that Markstrom should be here now because of the way the schedule is setup. He's not going to outplay Theodore so there's no point in having him sit on the bench and be a backup (again, only 3 B2B's the rest of the year).
If they felt it was best for Markstrom to be here, they would've saved some money and not signed Clemmensen at all last offseason, to begin with.
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