The Carey Price Discussion Thread (Part 4)
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05-21-2013, 05:26 PM
Join Date: Jun 2011
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You can't look purely at the save percentage because all goalies that face a high number of shots have good save percentages. If we base it only on save% then Brodeur was pretty average because he rarely was the leader in save% but that was because the Devils kept the number of shots down not because he wasn't a great goaltender.
Then Price should have a top 10 GAA, but he doesn't have that either. He needs to play BETTER. Lets not look at the stats for a second. His lateral movement is all over the place. He stays on his knees way too much. He doesn't track the puck. He doesn't seem to be able to have a short memory either. Of course, there are a lot of things he does very well too. If he was a middle of the road goalie and expectations reflected that then there would be no issue. The problem is Price was a blue chip prospect that at this point has not lived up to his hype or contract. I expect him to bounce back and all this talk will be forgotten.
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