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10-26-2013, 04:13 AM
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jniklast
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Originally Posted by LeetchisGod View Post
When you have elite forwards and defensemen you don't need elite goaltending to win the cup. Look at the goaltenders who have won it lately. I love Hank but I would have preferred finding a zetterberg or datsyuk in the later rounds.
The last six goalies who have been to the Cup finals are Niemi, Rask, Quick, Brodeur, Thomas and Luongo. That argument is a bit weak, as goaltending obviously helps tremendously. Quick and Thomas were both Conn Smythe winners for a reason, the Kings and Bruins don't win jack without them.

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