Halak's impact on Blues' Cup chances
October, 10, 2013
By Craig Custance | ESPN.com
Andy King/NHLI via Getty ImagesJaroslav Halak has started the season 3-0, and has the Blues on track for a postseason run.More and more, it's looking very wise to throw out the results of last season. It was such a strange campaign, shortened by a lockout and then crammed together by the calendar. It's especially true for goaltenders.
With the goalie jobs in Europe limited and training camp over in a blink, the usual routines were disrupted. It took time for guys to get their timing, it took time for others to get into ideal shape.