- Craig Custance
IT'S A MARCH afternoon in the NHL's Toronto war room, and Kay Whitmore is focused on the Bruins -- specifically, on goalie Anton Khudobin. As the league's goaltending supervisor, Whitmore is charged with monitoring the equipment of every netminder. So he's taking a routine look at Tuukka Rask's backup.
In ESPN The Magazine, Craig Custance asks if the answer to shrinking playoff scoring -- on a steady decline since 2010 -- is a bigger net to counteract giant goalies like 6'3" Tuukka Rask.