Category Archives: Starting Goalies
For the 12th time this season, the Capitals held their opponent to 25 or fewer shots, matching their total from the previous two seasons combined and shutting out the Flyers Wednesday night for a 1-0 victory. The Caps had 23 shots on goal and Chimera was the lone scorer in the first period. (more…)
Being a goaltender in the National Hockey League is of one of the most demanding jobs in sports. A goalie is the last line of defense, a goalie can win or lose a game singlehandedly, and a goalie can be the hero of 20,000 fans any given night, or their enemy. For New Jersey Devils goalie Martin Brodeur, he has been the hero of generations of Devils fans for the better part of a decade, but is the time for this legendary goaltender in the Garden State at and end? (more…)
Will the Flower bloom once again, or will Vokoun have to take the wheel and lead the team to the promise land?
Such an odd thing to ask, “Can Fleury turn his career around?” That is like saying he hasn’t been performing as well as expected. But is that a fair assessment?
What the battle in the net looks like in next year’s Pacific Division.
Reports are saying that the Boston Bruins are close to signing free agent goalie Jose Theodore to a contract worth $800,000 – 1.1 million. Theodore will share the responsibility of a backup goaltender to Tuuka Rask with Brett Johnson, another free agent signed this summer. (more…)
Toronto, Philadelphia, Nassau and Minnesota were only a few of the suitors in talks with Kings’ General Manager Dean Lombardi about acquiring back-up goalie and all around swell guy, Jonathan Bernier. Bernier had good numbers in L.A. this past season, boasting a 9-3-1 record, a .922 save percentage and a 1.88 goals against average. Not bad to back-up Jonathan Quick, the thing is, he is good enough to be top dog. (more…)