Thursday, February 3, 2011

It's Reim Time!

James Reimer gets the call again and takes advantage of the opportunity with his first NHL shotout, a 3-0 win against the Hurricane. Reimer now has a record of 5-3 with a GAA of 1.96 and a SAV% of .940.

It's too early to be handing over the #1 job to a rookie after just 9 games but Reimer clearly is making a case. James Reimer is the 12th goalie to play for the Leafs since Ed Belfour moved on. Others also showed some promise at some point to earn a shot at the position. Yet 5 years later no one has been able to grab hold of the #1 job and keep it. Let's hope the hunt is over.

By the way the other goalies to play for the Leafs since Belfour are:

Mikael Tellqvist
Jean-Sebastien Aubin
Andrew Raycroft
Vesa Toskala
Scott Clemmensen
Curtis Joseph
Martin Gerber
Justin Pogge
Jonas Gustavsson
Jean-Sebastien Giguere
Joey MacDonald

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