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03-17-2013, 01:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Bullsmith View Post
I'm spending a lot of time in Toronto these days and man, Leafs fans would give their left arm for Price, along with most of their team.

Truly top level starting goalies are the rarest thing in hockey. Price has shown enough to join a very small group, and his ceiling hasn't been reached. He's a franchise goalie who has shown great character and resiliency being in the spotlight from a very young age. We're lucky to have him. I think the vast majority of other team's fans would agree.
There's a few problems that I have with Price and no that doesn't make me a hater. I want the Habs to win regardless of who's in nets:

1- Price hasn't stepped up in the playoffs
2- It's 2013, it's 8 years since we drafted him.. enough of "he's young"
3- He's getting paid 6.5 M $ per year. We should expect consistency and domination.
4- He lets in a bad goal every week or it seems so.

Is he good? Yes definitely!
Is he a top 5 goalie in the league? No, I don't know why people keep saying that.

Would the leafs want him? Yes definitely but what's your point?

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