Northwest Division Goaltenders Vs. Average

Jonathan Willis
July 09 2009 08:44AM

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What kind of player is a league-average goaltender? How do goaltenders in the Northwest Division stack up?

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The Kids are Alright... Aren't They?

Cam Davie
July 08 2009 11:02PM

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Well, Mike Gillis certainly thinks so.

The Canucks GM stated on TSN earlier this week that Cory Schneider will be in the long-term plans of the Vancouver Canucks.

With the Canucks on the verge of signing captain Roberto Luongo to an extension, it's hard to see where Schneider will fit. Schneider himself has alluded to the fact that he feels ready to make the leap to the NHL, and that he has nothing more to learn at the AHL level.

I agree with him.

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Northwest review, part two

Jean Lefebvre
July 08 2009 10:30PM

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After touching on the off-season activities of the Wild and Avalanche in a previous entry, we now discuss those other three teams in the Northwest Division.

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And they called Mike Gillis a fool

Ryan Lambert
July 08 2009 02:27PM

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Oh yes, the cap hit the Philadelphia Flyers incurred for Chris Pronger on that seven-year deal seemed big, especially because he's 34 years old already. But what the hell, right? If he retired at any point in the final three or four years, it would cost them next to nothing, right?

Well, the NHL doesn't think so, and the fallout is a cautionary tale all NHL teams should really keep an eye on.

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Northwest review (US edition)

Jean Lefebvre
July 07 2009 08:15PM

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Those ill-conceived knee-jerk rushes to judgment after the first few days of the free-agency period are so annoying, mostly because they get in the way of our own ill-conceived knee-jerk rushes to judgment.

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