The Evgeni Nabokov saga has still not ended, meaning that fantasy owners must wait some more before they find out where the free agent goalie will end up. David Satriano explains why the Red Wings and Islanders both want him, although there’s a strong probability that neither team will be able to add him.
Occasionally coaches will run with their backup goalies for a few games, which was the case recently in Florida. However, things appear to be back to normal there, unless Tomas Vokoun continues to struggle.
Niklas Backstrom could be out awhile with a hip injury, so Jose Theodore has taken full advantage of the opportunity with his recent play. Find out how injuries will affect the goaltending situations on several teams in “The Net Effect.”
Dwayne Roloson to Tampa Bay, Michael Leighton to waivers, and Martin Brodeur to the bench? It’s been a crazy past few days for goalies, as David Satriano breaks down what it all means to the teams involved and to fantasy owners.
The truest definition of a timeshare might be in San Jose, where the two Finnish goalies brought in this season have split the goaltending starts up the middle. This goaltending conundrum makes it difficult for fantasy owners to know which Sharks’ goalie to rely on.
Michael Leighton is ready to return to the Flyers’ lineup, although he’ll have to unseat rookie sensation Sergei Bobrovsky. But with Bobrovsky now struggling, Brian Boucher has stepped up his play recently. David Satriano elaborates on the Flyers’ confounding goalie situation.
Dan Ellis has problems, not just with Twitter but also with keeping the puck out of the net. But Mike Smith has been even worse, making the Bolts’ goaltending situation a disaster. Read David Satriano’s latest article on goalies, and he promise that there won’t be any problems if you follow him on Twitter.
Although Pekka Rinne will spend some the next few weeks on IR, backup Anders Lindback has been up to the task and is therefore deserving of an add to fantasy rosters. David Satriano covers some of the more interesting goalie situations around the league.
Jonas Gustavsson has taken advantage of J.S. Giguere’s injury, although the team in front of him hasn’t provided much goal support. Will Gustavsson see a greater share of the goaltending work once Giguere is back? David Satriano explains.
Uh oh. Owning Martin Brodeur this season continues to a headache, since he will now miss another two weeks with a reoccurrence of his elbow injury. As David Satriano explains, the veteran Johan Hedberg will be taking over between the pipes for the time being.