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10-26-2013, 06:51 PM
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1960-61 Leafs

Originally Posted by Killion View Post
I cant really think of any in the modern era with the 2 goalie system, and even previously with just one guy without a backup even dressed most of them, like Lumley, Sawchuk etc, they all apprenticed somewhat in the minors and had had some spot play in the NHL (Lumley at 17 played a game for the Rangers on-loan from Detroit in 44/45) before being handed the starters position upon commencement of a season.
Closest would be the 1960-61 Leafs when Johnny Bower was injured having to choose betweem Cesare Maniago and Gerry McNamara.

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