By his own standards he's been atrocious and our worst player. What do some of you expect from Pyatt? Has he lost us multiple games this year? This is about comparing the player now to how they should be playing. It sucks but either you let him ride it out and continue to lose or give Talbot starts and see how long it takes him to fall back down to earth.
Thats a frighteningly ignorant way of looking at things, and absolves a team that, collectively, has played like crap most of the year.
rangers should start talbot a few more games to showcase him, then trade him for martin jones, that guy is a ****ing beast, is going to an all star goalie one day
I'm sure Jones's success has nothing to do with playing behind the LA Kings. Same with Scrivens. Oh, yeah, Jonathan Quick too, he was pretty good once upon a time. A little strange that anyone who plays goal for the Kings right now seems to do really well, huh?
I don't think Hank has been good this season, but I feel his bad play is exaggerated around here, as it has exposed this team for what it really is. Talbot has played admirably solid, he makes the saves he needs to, and the team plays better in front of him. Couple Hank's new contract with the fact that goalies are always easy targets for blame, and you have this feeding frenzy of criticism/trade "proposals".
He's not going anywhere, he's in a slump, that's all. Be grateful that we have a capable backup to weather the storm. There are a lot of trade able assets on this team, but Cambot and Hank are not on that list.
Jones is a product. So, is Scrivens. And for that matter, so is Talbot.
When a team like the Kings play like they do in front of Jones/Scrivens, it would be embarrassing if they didn't put up those numbers.
Just like if Talbot had bad numbers when the Rangers normally put up a stellar defensive effort, and try and shelter him, it would be embarrassing.
Most goalies today are products of their system. There is a reason every season scrub goaltenders are setting records and why the avg SV% in the league has shot through the roof in recent years. You don't need to spend much on a goaltender to create a competitive team. As long as you have top notch defense men, and a solid group of forwards who understand the importance of two way play, than you'll have a great team.
I wouldn't want Scrivens or Jones. You can put just about any NHL goaltender on the Kings, or any high level AHL goaltender on the Kings, and they would have impressive numbers.