: Post-Game Talk:
Oilers lose 3-0 ...Game Over
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03-24-2013, 01:57 AM
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Did you just completely neglect what I said about their system being conducive to low save percentages?
He went from a career <0.910 save percentage player into one with a 0.930 save percentage over the course of a playoff series. He became a top-5 goaltender for that 25-30 game stretch and won them the cup.
The next year, he posts a 0.926 and takes them to the finals.
They were getting elite-level goaltending from him in the playoffs those 2 years - there's a reason he was getting Conn Smythe consideration in both of those playoff years.
No, that's exactly my point. His numbers were a product of what you point out. Does that make him special or 'elite'?
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