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06-06-2013, 02:17 PM
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Originally Posted by kenfury View Post
Consistency is a big thing with goalies. I think everyone has seen a goalie run hot for a season or two and then the wheels falls or or the league figures out his weak spot. With that in mind Miller is a solid 5-10. Not that truly franchise G but a solid proven starter with a body of work that supports the argument that he is a guy who can run hot to become a franchise goalie and even when cold still is serviceable and bounces back.
Exactly, that would be the appeal of Miller. He's performed well over most of his career, even with poor defenses in front of him. That's what the Penguins need. They don't need King Henrik but they do need something, especially with a hampered ability to invest UFA dollars in shoring up their defense. With Miller at half salary they at least get that goaltender for next season while actually saving cap space (if they send back MAF).

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