Belfour May Sign With The Wings

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  1. bezeach

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    Belfour or Legace?

    Belfour: 40 games, 159 goals against, save%=.892, 0 shutouts, record 22-22

    Legace: 51 games, 106 goals against, save%=.915, 7 shutouts, record 37-8

    Obviously Legace is way better and he should be starting, and he is still on the market! He can't demand that much money. What are the Wings thinking?
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    Post the playoff records... ;)

    In Hockeytown, it's Cup or bust (forgive the pun). MY BRUDDAH!
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    You have to get to the playoffs first! A 22-22 season for goaltending and another average goaltender that starts the the rest of the games only gives you a 6th or 7th seed at best... That type of season wouldn't be allowed in hockeytown either.
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    I'd rather have Hasek, but you can't go by last year's Belfour, when he had a back injury. Supposedly he's had the problem fixed by back surgery, is in shape, and eager to go. A good player who is motivated to prove something and is physically in good shape isn't such a bad bet. Legace was an excellent backup goalie, and had a great first third of the season last year, when the Red Wings were playing super (and so giving him a lot of help), but he was exposed for what he was in the playoffs, imho: the hockey version of Earl Morrall.
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    Zoo, Hasek was great in goal for us that one 'ship season. Then he wanted to retire to be with his kids. Then He came back for $8mil. And may have earned 1/8th of that. Then he ripped his groin again @ $8mil. but was decent enough to give some back. [ok respect]
    I'm just through with his games. Give 7 shutouts Leg one more chance.
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    Don't like Belfour with his back problems and age. Manny is not coming back because he can't handle playoff pressure. The Edmonton crowd got to him and his post playoff comments about feeling like hanging himself etc. is not exactly a sign of confidence you want to hear from your starting goalie.
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    Manny sealed his fate making those comments. No team wants to hear those type of remarks replayed over and over. Also no team wants to have the suicide prevention team on the payroll just to coddle the starting goaltender.:frusty:
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    I feel bad for Legace. But under no circumstances do I want to see him back with the Wings.
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    Sheesh, you U of M guys are awfully sensitive about getting scooped by your Green MSU rivals. Excuses,excuses, excuses.

    I don't care who they get as long as it isn't that lunatic Belfour. That San Jose guy looks like a playoff performer. Too bad about Legace. He did so-so but was outplayed by a guy who was stellar.

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