Re: This would be a great line for the Buins
posted at 11/6/2013 6:47 PM EST
In response to BadHabitude's comment:
In response to skater68's comment:
Goaltenting is what brought the cup to Boston
News flash genius, goaltending is the key to EVERY cup.
Along with his record breaking season and post season play . His performance during the finals is what brought the cup to Boston
"First goaltender to win the Stanley Cup, Vezina, and Conn Smythe trophies in the same season since Bernie Parent for the 1974–75 season"
"Here are some of the stats from his playoff run this year:
He set NHL record for most saves in one playoff year (798)
Set NHL record for most shots faced in one playoff year (849)
Set NHL record for most saves in the Stanley Cup Final (238)
Fourth all-time for most shots faced in the Stanley Cup Final (246)
He also finished with an 11-1 record when facing 35 or more shots, led all NHL goaltenders in goals-against average (1.98) and save percentage (.940) and shared lead in shutouts (four) in the 2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs, became the first goaltender in NHL history to post a shutout on the road in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final, posted a 1.15 goals-against average in the Stanley Cup Final, the lowest in the modern era among goaltenders with at least five appearances, posted a .967 save percentage in the Stanley Cup Final, third all-time and tops among goaltenders with at least five appearances, became the 13th goaltender since 1927 to post multiple shutouts in the Stanley Cup Final (two), made 52 saves on 54 shots in the Bruins 3-2 win at Philadelphia in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Semifinal, stopped all 24 shots in posting a 1-0 shutout victory over Tampa Bay in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final, posted the first shutout by a Bruins goaltender in the Stanley Cup Final since May 18, 1978, when Gerry Cheevers made 16 saves to blank Montreal 4-0 in Game 3 at Boston Garden (Game 3)…"