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09-18-2013, 02:27 PM
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Karl Pilkington
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Originally Posted by Roulin View Post
IMO Price is pretty much a league average starting goalie, who hopefully becomes more consistent as he ages. Goalies age differently - Lunqvist wasn't really King Henrik until around 26-27 - but that's no sure thing. Here's hoping.
Biased introductory comment, concealed bias by adding "here's hoping"..

Here are his career stats:
http://ca.sports.yahoo.com/nhl/playe...FoyBFv9tDCfgM6

145 W - 117 L
.915 save %
2.56 GAA

He's just getting started. He's barely 26.

The best goalie of all time had the following stats within his first 5 seasons:
(Marty B - http://www.hockey-reference.com/play...brodema01.html)

202W - 141L
.913 save %
2.27 GAA


I'm not saying Price is Brodeur, but the comparison shows he's got the potential to become it. Now, you'll say the times are different, blahh and still come up with reasons as to why Pricey has let you down in life.

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