FA Signings, Trade Rumors and Proposals Thread IX:
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11-03-2013, 12:43 PM
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Oil Country
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I will say its hard to judge the goalie talent when you don't have a single forward in the top 6 that can play a lick of defense. Every poster thinks that improving our defensive pairings will make the team better defensively but defense is a 5 man job and really the oilers top 6 are the worst defensive group of forwards of any top 6 in the league and its not even close at this point.
What have you seen from Dubnyk or LaBarbara that makes you think they could be a #1 goalie? They both let in soft as hell goals and I have yet to see Dubnyk steal a couple games for us.
With a solid goalie our record sure wouldn't be this bad to start the season - we were right in a big chunk of games.
Eakins wants to know what happened to our confidence? Look at the goaltending. We're too scared to make any mistakes or it's in the back of the net.
That's obviously far from our only problem but we NEED a legit starting goalie.
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