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Jacob Markstrom Ready To Prove His NHL Worthiness

from Joshua Clipperton of the CP at CBC,

Jacob Markstrom wants to show the Vancouver Canucks they chose wisely.

In a market where goaltending is almost always a hot topic, the club traded fan favourite Eddie Lack to the Carolina Hurricanes at the NHL draft, putting its faith in Markstrom to carry the load behind veteran netminder Ryan Miller this season and beyond.

"It obviously feels great that they believe in me," the 25-year-old Swede said recently. "I definitely want to prove that they [made] the right decision. I want to prove to myself and everyone that I can be a good goalie at this level."...

"He's tightened up," Canucks general manager Jim Benning said of Markstrom. "He's ready to play in the NHL and we're hoping we can develop him into a No. 1 goalie at some point."

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