Thread: Waived: Jason Labarbera: clears
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11-22-2013, 12:57 PM
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Originally Posted by Pennertration View Post
Much as I dislike Labarbera, this is true ... Dubnyk is the one who really let us down. Although, given his recent play you wonder if a stronger backup would've pushed Dubnyk and prevented his rancid play. Either way, I think that's more on Dubnyk than MacT. He shouldn't need another goalie to make him play well.
I don't know if there's a connection between the Bryz signing and DD playing better as of late, but during the summer I was loudly calling for them to sign a goalie that could push DD and even take over the starting spot if he faltered... a "tandem goalie," if you will. I was extremely upset when they brought in a "supporting goalie" like JLB (who I don't even think is a good backup unless he almost never plays) and predicted it would do serious damage to the team at some point this season.

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