Posted 03 March 2014 - 04:52 PM
Normally this is true, but I don't really think this would be true with Brodeur in this situation.
Kind of how the mandatory waiting period for Hall of Fame eligibility was waived for both Gretzky and Lemieux. Certain guys just get "outside the box" treatment...like goalies who play for one franchise for over 20 years and win 683 games. It wouldn't surprise me at all if Marty gets this game, is traded the following day, and we find out that the deal was basically done before the game started.
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Even when Marty comes back maybe Larry should put Clemmensen to be on the goal during the shootouts.
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