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02-08-2013, 03:11 PM
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Originally Posted by Killion View Post
Are you suggesting Buffalo & Detroits defence were lacking in some serious talent? They should never have had to have dealt with it, did their best, often times having to collapse on the play themselves. You find yourself playing in front of a goalie like that, the puck seemingly on Acid, not a whole Hell of a lot you can do but pray for the hallucinations to stop.
That is part of the Hasek paradox. His regular season SV% with outstanding defensemen - Detroit headed by Lidstrom and Chicago headed by Chelios does not impress.

http://www.hockey-reference.com/play...hasekdo01.html

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