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02-25-2014, 05:35 PM
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Originally Posted by raab View Post
Did other teams have goalies with a combined GAA over 4 for the first 20 games of the season roughly? MacT could have signed Bryzgalov in the summer or even that stretch. Anyone with half an eye for talent could see that Dubnyk wasn't the answer here. I still get a laugh out of the posters who said they wouldn't trade Dubnyk for Price because of their respective price tags.
Nobody saw Dubnyk's collapse of epic proportion coming. The three years previous he had very respectable numbers. It's not surprising that coaching and management tried to let him play out of his funk. MacT knew he would have been raked over the coals if he had tried to make a trade, and Bryz was never a sure thing. That's why nobody else who needed goalie depth went out on a limb for him either.

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