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01-20-2014, 01:58 AM
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Originally Posted by I Eat Crow View Post
I think the Rangers may actually look to draft a goalie in the 2nd or 3rd round this year. The revolving door in Hartford is embarrassing.

You don't waste a high draft pick to help Hartford. There are plenty of goalies like Dov who would do a competent job in the AHL and can be signed to a slightly above middle class salary.

They may take a stab at someone like Stajcer in the late rounds, but they aren't wasting early picks to help Hartford.

I fully expect Lundqvist to play here another 7 seasons because top goalies go to the age 38 without a problem. Patrick Roy played 63 games with 2.18 GAA and .920%. Brodeur played 56 games 2.45 and .903%. Hasek in his early 40s was still getting very close to 2.00 GAA and a great save percentage.

Behind him we still have Talbot. I expect him to be ok being a backup for the next couple of years, then we'll see.

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