Toivonen was out played the vet from Finland, why should he start?
"To be honest with you, I thought Riksman was as good as any of our goalies in camp, and indeed may have performed the best," Blues coach Andy Murray said. "But it's best for him right now to (play in Peoria).
Hannu Toivonen is an awful goalie. I truly pray he doesn't start any games this season. Manny is a good #1 goalie, no matter how he has performed during the pre-season.
Huh? Fine to prefer Legace, and I like Manny Legace (Here in the Great White North, we still fondly remember his awesome performance for the Canadian junior team in 1992-93?) but to say Toivonen is "awful" is overstating the case. Aside from last year when he was injured, his pedigree suggests he's very good at stopping the puck.