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Professional athletes are an elite group who perform, train and sacrifice on a level many of us will never realize. Despite personal achievements or ability however, in hockey you simply cannot win or lose the game by yourself.  Just ask Ovechkin or Crosby.

Unless of course you are the goalie.

Goalies, much like quarterbacks, are defined by a singular statistic; a singular measure of how great they are. Not GAA , not All-Star appearances, not shutouts — their definitions can only be forged in the fires of the NHL playoffs. A hot goalie that can carry his team when it counts, win when it counts and step up when it counts is the one true equalizer in the NHL playoffs. Chris Osgood anyone?

For Evgeni Nabokov, a free agent at the end of the year, this y ...

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