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What to expect from Steve Mason?
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11-12-2013, 04:38 PM
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Northwest Florida
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He really does look like a whole new goaltender from when he was in Columbus. I kept telling my dad I felt he was going to have a good season here with us (yes Im aware the season is far from over). Of course he laughed... like a lot of people would. It's also really awesome to have a goalie who is great handling the puck. He may be better than half the skaters on our team
The only qualm I have is the amount of rebounds he gives up, though he does seem to be able to direct them to the corner more than he does the slot.
Many of Mason's rebounds are off his waffle board ( blocker), i think he has the best blocker hand in the NHL, he uses it very effectively to direct the puck out toward the boards for our wingers to take it up ice.
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