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Goalies Should Be Judged By Wins

from Damien Cox, special to ESPN,
In the new NHL, it may be time to simplify again. As in, just wins, baby. Victories are what matter the most, and perhaps should be the decisive issue when it comes to passing on the Vezina legacy. Like save percentage, of course, wins weren't really a big deal for the majority of the NHL's existence. That was a baseball thing, and perhaps it was just generally thought awarding a "win" to a goaltender was giving him just a little too much credit for a team effort.

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