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03-01-2013, 02:39 AM
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Originally Posted by BeBen View Post
Why would you want the goalie to steal games if he doesn't have to?
Every team is bound to have a bad game, same with every goaltender. I expect the team to be able to bail their goalie out of a bad game and expect the goalie to be able to bail the skaters out of a bad game as well. I don't really see it as necessarily a knock on Price, but I remember Halak stealing some games, I remember Theodore stealing some games, and I remember Roy stealing some games. I don't remember seeing a game with Price in net and thinking "Wow, without Price that game would have definitely been a loss."

I definitely prefer the steadiness of Price to almost any other goalie in the league(save Rinne or maybe Lundqvist) but it would be nice to be able to point to a single game and say "Price won that."

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