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04-15-2013, 02:28 PM
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Originally Posted by Around in 67 View Post
small part. more to the d they had.

Potvin isn't in the same league as either Cujo or Belfour
A team doesn't go to the final 4 in back to back playoff years without outstanding goaltending, as Potvin did backstopping that effort in Toronto.

In fact Cujo was in the St. Louis net & losing end of a playoff serious when going heads up against Potvin during those playoff years in the 1990's. Eddie Belfour and his Hawks didn't fair any better stepping aside to Potvin and the Leafs also. So I agree the later two were not in the same league as the winning goalie of record Potvin when they went against each other. Curtis and Eddie could only shake Felix's hand to end their playoff series and wish him well before they turned to golfing season for themselves.

When Felix was in net it was never a worry that he would let the team down, whereas Cujo flipping and flopping around like a fish out of water made every save appear a challenge and you just never knew what was going to happen.

Belfour played a far more structured game which gave the team (and everyone) confidence he was going to stop the puck when called upon.

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