Thread: Pre-Game Talk: Flyers @ Jets - Feb 12 7PM
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02-11-2013, 09:23 PM
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Originally Posted by truck View Post
A smart stats guy from TO (@steveburtch) has an interesting piece coming out about Reimer comparing him to pretty much every goalie prospect from the last 15 years.

I quizzed him on it and he hinted that Reimer and Dubnyk are projecting better than Pav based on historical comparisons. Not sure where Montoya would have ranked or if he made the list. I am curious to see what the final post contains. I will post it for discussion when he publishes it.
OK, let's have some fun here...
So, all of a sudden Reims is injured and it looks he might be out for a while...for most of the rest of the season, or longer if it's an MCL tear or ACL...just as Leafs Nation is intoxicated with the prospect of a winning season.
As panic sets in, they start to look desperately for a starting NHL goaltender, any bona fide starter, to keep their Cup hopes alive, and settle on someone with big-league skill, despite his so-so stats and an unjustifiably hefty contract? This is the year for the Leafs, it is their destiny. They know it'll cost them big-time, but they can't wait any longer.
Follow my drift?
Hint: It's not Luongo.

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