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Niittymaki’s Job To Lose

from Philly Burbs,
While Ken Hitchcock is trying to say all the politically correct things about having two competent goalies at his disposal, he's clearly giving Antero Niittymaki the keys to the car for this season. If the Finn can't keep it on the road, there's always Robert Esche as the fallback position. Those who follow the Flyers might have their own secret conspiracy theories. Like maybe Hitchcock is using this little streak of games simply as a motivating tool for Esche. Maybe deep down he has more faith in Esche and figures he can afford to play mind games in October.

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