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09-07-2013, 11:58 PM
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Originally Posted by bucks_oil View Post
This I agree with...

This is just nonsense. Even at first blush, you've included the guy with the ... ALL TIME... CAREER... of ALL GOALIES WHO EVER PLAYED... EVER!.... 2nd best career SPCT. That's right, the guy, who over his career is 2nd only to Dominic Hasek in SPCT. And he had a Stanley Cup... and he had two Vezinas.

I'll just say it certainly weakens your argument.
Thomas is 39 and just took a year off.
He's not an elite goalie anymore. He's doesn't even have a contract.
Beside the point, he was drafted 217th overall and didn't even emerge as a starter until he was 32. So pretty much exactly the type of point I was making, he was signed as an FA by Boston and got to play behind Chara, Seidenberg, Boychuck, Ference, and a few others enroute to his cup win.

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