Take a look around the NHL and you can see the teams that are contenders, pretenders, and then teams that are stuck in no-man's land.á Those teams in the latter are teams that could genuinely make a run at a playoff spot if they get smart at the trade deadline and the key to that starts in the crease. Teams like Columbus and Edmonton are the starting point. With Columbus' dismal tandem of Mason (11-13-5, 3.27 GAA) and Garon ( 4-5-2, 2.89 GAA) an argument can be made to simply commit to whom gives you a better chance at winning, or bring someone in who can. Head coach Ken Hitchcock, has done more damage than both of his netminders to date by relying on Mason to find himself and return to his former self. Sophomore slump aside, the fact remains that Mason is simply not adjusting well and o ...
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