Thread: News Article: Niemi finalist for Vezina
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05-08-2013, 01:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Chubbs View Post
This looks like Couture's Calder all over again.

Niemi made the playoffs and has respectable numbers especially where it counts (wins and games played like Couture's +/- and type of minutes).

But Bobrovsky has the media hype so he'll win it. It makes for a better story, and that's all they care about when you boil it down.
Wins and plus/minus are never "where it counts". They're probably two of the worst stats that exist in the sport.

If the top 2 isn't Nemo and Bob in some order, they should rethink having GMs vote on the Vezina.

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