2013 Leafs Trades/Proposals/Signings XI - Winter... I mean...Deadline approaching
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03-25-2013, 05:12 PM
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here's the problem with acquiring a veteran goalie like Kipper: you're putting extra and unnecessary pressure on Reimer. One bad game and everyone will be calling for Kipper to take over. It's a fragile situation with our young goaltenders. Both Reimer and Scrivens have played reasonably well. I may just leave it that way.
I think it would be the complete opposite actually. Bringing in a veteran like Kiprusoff takes all the pressure off of Reimer, because Kipper is far and away the starter between the two. Reimer can be inserted into low pressure games and would watch a seasoned veteran deal with high pressure playoff games. Not that I'm advocating trading for Kiprusoff because Calgary will want a kings's ransom, but I do hope Nonis at least picks up a short term veteran goalie as an insurance policy for the playoff run/playoffs.
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