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05-21-2013, 05:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Jerk Store View Post
Well, there are guys who elevate their play. In recent cup runs, Iginla, Richards, Pronger, Roloson, Ward, Alfredsson, Thomas, Quick come to mind. The players listed were a big reason their respective teams made it to the finals, they were absolute beasts. 4 of the players listed are goaltenders.
Originally Posted by hockeyfan2k11 View Post
He's not a playoff choker. He's jut not good in the playoffs and it seems the higher the stakes, the more he flinches. Just my observation of him.
My point is just that often times someone labeled a playoff choker goes on to win it all and now they are suddenly playoff warriors. This is not just about Price/Goalies.

There's so much luck involved in an incredible playoff run that I have a hard time attributing it to anything more than chance. Even Roy who many consider one of the most clutch goalies of all time had plenty of playoffs where he was average or worse. Given time I think Price will get one of those playoffs.

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