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: