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02-25-2013, 10:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Erick View Post
It just makes no sense to me to call him up temporarily to face, arguably, the two best teams in the conference. They put him in position to fail, and, for what it's worth, he didn't.
I assume the management wanted to shake up the team. If Markstrom had won us the game against Boston and Pittsburgh, we could have made a push for a playoff spot and keep the hopes alive. However, since the team got two loss and are out of it, there's no reason to keep him here.

I think it was a move worth trying, a bit late in my opinion, but nonetheless, not a screw up. Also, Markstrom is such a confident goalie, that a shaky start wouldn't have made a dent.

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