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05-11-2013, 01:44 AM
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Originally Posted by raab View Post
I watched a ton of penguin games that playoffs and Fleury really carried the team through the 1st round until they got going. He may not have had the greatest stats but he did what Dubnyk never seems to do which is make the big saves when he needed to.

Edit: Heres a link for proof if you don't believe me
Yeah he had some good games in those playoffs, I'll give him that. That being said - you kind of need to make the playoffs first before developing a reputation like that.

Look at Mike Smith and Craig Anderson - dudes were nobodies until they had some amazing playoff performances (Anderson 2010, Smith 2012).

You need a good team around a goalie before you pass judgement on them.

The Oilers are terrible. The forward group and defense are just a terrible combination of players.

All we can do is take the most relevant individual goaltending stat available - save percentage - to assess Dubnyk.

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