NHL Goaltending

Consistency. While many may not use that word to describe Martin Jones, the 31-year-old netminder has had consistent results in each of the last three regular seasons. Unfortunately, that consistency has come in Jones’ ability to put up a lackluster .896 save percentage (SV%). And, the most recent season was possibly the worst of the
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Sixteen years ago, Boston Bruins goaltender Andrew Raycroft took the National Hockey League by storm. Boston’s fifth-round pick in 1998 had spent the previous three seasons bouncing back and forth on Interstate 95 between Boston and Providence. In fact, a majority of Raycroft’s early professional career in the AHL, playing in 121 games on the Bruins’
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The Atlanta Thrashers/Winnipeg Jets franchise is a fairly young organization, having been in existence since just the 1999-00 season when the team underwent its inception into the NHL. As a result, you can probably guess that not many goaltenders have found their way passing through Atlanta or Winnipeg during those years and that their all-time
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The 2020-21 NHL season is underway and it’s about one-fifth complete. With the shortened season and the compressed schedule, games are happening rapidly with shorter turnover than usual. This is giving some NHL backup goaltenders a higher percentage of ice-time, earlier in the season than they would typically experience. In more than one location, backup
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From A-to-Z, or rather from Frederik Andersen to Ken Wregget, the Toronto Maple Leafs have had nearly a hundred goaltenders take the ice. As one of the NHL’s original six franchises, founded in 1917, they’ve had their fair share of great goalies. This article looks at the best of the best. The Maple Leafs, one
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The importance of having a high-quality goaltender in the NHL cannot be understated. Furthermore, having a “hot” goaltender can be the difference between bowing out in the first round of the playoffs and making a Stanley Cup run. However, when a team’s superstar goalie is hurt, not playing well, or needs a rest, it is
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