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09-08-2013, 12:13 AM
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Originally Posted by bucks_oil View Post
Groucho... groucho... you can't change the goalpost. Pun intended.

The goalpost was "stanley cup winning goalies don't need to be elite". You then went back to provide some historical examples. SURELY, when you are talking about these Stanley Cup winning goalies we are talking about their abilities AT THE TIME THEY WON THE CUP?!?!

Yeah, Thomas has effectively retired. That's completely irrelevant. At the time he won the cup he was performing at an ELITE level... in fact, he performed at an ELITE level for most of his career.
Alright. I didn't have Thomas' stats or accolades in my back pocket (and I know you pay extra attention to Goalies because you are one) but my point still stands. You're harping on about Thomas but ignoring the other 3 examples I used. I could probably go back even farther if you want.

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