Thread: Post-Game Talk: Devils @ Rangers 11/12/13
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11-15-2013, 11:14 AM
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Originally Posted by Drewbackatu View Post
My opjnion of Hank hasn't and won't change since he became the starter here and that's this:

He is in a group of 4-5 goalies who are amongst the top goalies in the league at present. I firmly believe that Hank has thrived in the defensive oriented system he has played in first under Tom Renny and then under Tortorella.

While his level of consistency since 2005/06 has been remarkable, his overall game hasn't really improved since then either.

Considering his age and his style which really isn't conducive to remaining productive into his twilight years, I wouldn't go longer than 5-6 years @ $7-7.5 mil.

Now about softies; that goal he let in the other nite was inexcusable!
It is excusable. You know why? Because Lundqvist's track record over 8 years is beyond stellar. But more importantly, every goalie in the league throughout the history of the game, has let in a couple of those per season.

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