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02-26-2014, 11:24 AM
...better... or not
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Originally Posted by Fixed to Ruin View Post
What i gather from this is that if we had much better goaltending earlier in the season we wouldn't be in this predicament. However, that's stating the obvious.
The goaltenders on the Oilers have a 94.2% save pct over the past 10 games. If they had put up those types of numbers all season the team would definitely be in a playoff race instead of in 29th... problem is those numbers are not sustainable. That's basically Hasek at his best type numbers.

Shows you how important solid goaltending can be though... it can almost completely cover for how many other flaws a team has... at least until the goalies burn out under that load and fall back to human levels.

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