Give goalies more respect

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Bigger nets? I don't think so! Better Goaltenders? Of Course!

Why can't the league accept the fact that goaltenders have adjusted to the new NHL and are more skilled. It is harder to score because the goalies train for that specific reason!

If they head the route of bigger nets, then you may as well take the goaltender position out of the game and just turn the nets backwards because their talents are going unrecognized.



Andrew Johnson, Moncton, N.B.

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