Ideally, given all of the players out of their lineup, the one thing the Detroit Red Wings should be able to rely on is goaltending. A goalie with three Stanley Cup championships and four wins shy of 400 for his career should provide a level of net confidence virtually unmatched by any other net minder in the league. Unless, of course, you're Chris Osgood. Before I go further, let me say now that I am an Osgood fan and supporter.á I believe the good he has done for this franchise enormously outweighs the bad. Nevertheless, I also believe that Osgood's biggest weakness has always been his game-to-game consistency. I've seen him follow up brilliant 30-plus save shutout performances with putrid five goals on 17 shots debacles. Though Osgood is capable of turning into an absolute rock in go ...
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