(In which Ryan Lambert takes a look at some of the biggest issues and stories in the NHL, and counts them down.)
8 – Jake Allen
Look, one of the teams really being sunk by bad goaltending is of course the St. Louis Blues, because neither Jake Allen nor Carter Hutton are performing very well.
The good news is the team is good enough to keep going along in a playoff spot regardless, despite the fact that those two goalies and Pheonix Copley (unfortunately, that first name is spelled correctly) have probably cost the team about 22 goals. That’s more than seven — SEVEN! — points in the standings, mathematically speaking.
Now, the Blues left Allen home for a road trip because he’s been struggling so badly (.897), which I don’tRead More »from Patrick Marleau, Jake Allen and slew-footing (Puck Daddy Countdown)