The goals against are going way down next year. Assuming it's Huet and Danis, take one goal a game off of Theodore's 38 games and it works out to about 200 goals against. How many more wins would that have been worth?
Add in better players and a better overall system and we should be close to the league leaders in this category.
I think the emergence of Higgins, Perezhogin, Kostitsyn and maybe Latendresse along with some new additions through free agency will equal a significantly stronger team, I think Ryder and Kovalev will also have better seasons. Having a goaltender with a gaa under 3.00 will be beneficial no doubt.
We scored 243 goal's in 2005/2006. And let in 247 goals
what do you think MTL's totals will be next season??
We should be a better team next season so i believe we should improve those #'s.
Say 272 goals for and 223 goals against?
Ok a stab in the dark
243 for last year, moves to between 255-265
because, the dump of a few, less injuries to key players, maybe a new center or good winger.
247 againts last year, moves to between 225-235
because, Theo is gone, Komi is better, Gainey is looking for a D-man.
All this if no Habs rookie or new UFA has a break out year. Prez will replace Bulis stats, Kost will get at least 10 but if has a good start he could go as high as 25. Pleks has better wingers and should get his 12-17 goals, the forth line will contribute a bit more, Bonk with less ice time, insert 2 new faces to rotate in and out ( they will do better then Bonk's 3 goals)