Goaltending discussion thread (edit: Markstrom called up)
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02-11-2013, 12:14 PM
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im growing frustrated with the responses - people are nitpicking points but sidestepping the main premise. debating semantics is pointless.
theodore has not been not playing well lately. he was great the first 3 games he started, but since then he hasn't been good. there is something wrong with his technique, and i'm not a goaltending coach so i can't pinpoint it exactly, but i know enough about the position (having played it for 20+ years, competitively) to see it. just about every weak goal has been on his blocker side when shooters are coming off his left side. he's leaving too much room short side in those situations. it almost looks like he's guessing, but he's not (no goalie at this level does that...obviously) the sulzer goal in particular in buffalo was laughably bad.
he needs to correct it quickly or we're in trouble, unless of course, our management is listening and give a certain someone a chance to step in while theo finds his game. but we don't have much time for him to figure it out or we're going to get buried.
What semantics? You're asking people to take your opinion/observations as fact. Many don't feel Theodore is struggling as much as you feel he is. Wouldn't you think if it was as obvious as you say, more people would agree? I'm willing to admit that I might be wrong though, I'll watch highlights and look for that tendency you mentioned.
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