Posted 24 June 2014 - 06:20 AM
The AHL's league average SV% seems to be a bit below NHL SV% every year. In 92-93 Brodeur put up a .884 SV% in the AHL with the NHL average SV% being .885. So Brodeur was probably just above average or around it for the AHL. As others said before, completely different game then.
All one has to do is compare Brodeur's numbers to those of his Utica teammates:
Cory Schwab: 40 GP, 4.25 GAA, .883 save%
Chad Erickson: 9 GP, 5.58 GAA, .848 save%
Utica also gave up a league-high 354 goals that season. The only defenseman who went on to have much of an NHL career in terms of longevity was Jaroslav Modry (750 GP). Kevin Dean played in 331 NHL games and Brent Severyn managed to play in 328 NHL contests (helped by expansion Florida coming into the league). But anyone who was in net for the 1992-93 Utica Devils wasn't going to have pretty numbers.
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