Posted 07 January 2014 - 12:23 PM
I'm beyond fed up with DeBoer's handling of the roster, and his handling of the goalies in particular. He's stubborn, and it seems nothing short of Marty embarrassing himself and giving up 5 goals on 10 shots or something in one of these games to get Schneider the crease back.
Marty seems to get the "go to guy savior" treatment from DeBoer, and I don't know why. Marty enjoyed prolonged stretches of good to very good play in 2010-11 and 2011-12 (second halves and, in 2011-12, the playoffs), but since then, he's been inconsistent at best, and has been near the bottom in save% (.902 in 53 GP since the start of last season) . I could almost understand it if the head coach had been here for 10 years or so and was emotionally tied to Marty, but DeBoer isn't. I know Schneider hasn't been lights out either, but I don't know what this guy has to do to get more playing time. Maybe it changes soon, but it's hard to believe, halfway through the season, that the goaltending situation is where it is.
Edited by Colorado Rockies 1976, 07 January 2014 - 12:27 PM.
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