Experience no factor for Game 7 goalies
Updated: April 23, 2003, 1:57 PM ETBy By Jim Wilkie | NHL Insider
Age and parity knocked down myths and forced a regime change among veteran goaltenders in the 2003 playoffs, and in Tuesday night's Game 7 triple-header in particular. Nearly every analyst will argue for taking a playoff veteran over a netminder still proving himself, but that experience wasn't a factor Tuesday night. The three losing goalies not only had more postseason wins than their Game 7 opponents, all three had Stanley Cup victories on their résumé.