If yesterday was, for lack of a better word, “say the jarring thing” day at TLN, today is goaltending day. Jhonas Enroth finally let a city exhale earlier this week by signing a long-awaited one year contract, and now he will let us ask today’s WWYDW topic…
How many games are they going to be playing these guys?
The general consensus is that Frederik Andersen and Enroth will make a straight up starter-back goaltending tandem that the team hasn’t had much of in a long time. Now, the 1A-1B model definitely has its perks, especially if both of those guys are extremely good, but when you have two pretty good netminders who have their own minor flaws and a shared disdain for being in a split position, it’s a bit of trouble to deal with. So, not having to worry about a controversy this year is likely a good thing.
Here’s Andersen’s NHL career to date:
And here’s Enroth’s:
Who gets what share of the workload? We’re curious to hear some of your responses, and perhaps some of that will be answered with another topical post in a few hours..