The All-Purpose Goaltending Thread #10
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04-28-2013, 08:43 PM
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Exactly. Obviously it's too late now but once Bryz gets amnestied I don't want this team looking at guys like Ryan Miller or anyone else who will make more than around 3.5 mill. At some point NHL teams are going to start realizing the same thing MLB teams are starting to realize about their bullpens: there is cheap talent out there that can be exploited through matchups and platooning. The age of the multi million dollar closer is almost over, hopefully the Flyers realize that the age of the multi million dollar goalie is coming to an end before the rest of the league beats them to it.
People have been saying this about goalies since the cap era began, and I remember this debate really hit a crescendo during the Chicago/Philly series.
It depends on what a GM values, I guess: two reliable, solid goalies? Or one "elite" goalie and a backup?
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