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He’s a 28-year-old goalie with just 19 saves to his professional NHL career. He’s Curtis McElhinney, just one of the many borderline NHL goalies who spends more time on the bench or in the minors. Last night, against the slumping Minnesota Wild, he got his first win of the season, after running a 9-11 record with the Portland Pirates, holding a 1.67 goals against average. Let’s role clip: Mike Smith’s groin injury may not be a hinder on the Coyotes’ potential, thanks to McElhinney. And McElhinney, while talking after the game, didn’t hold back on conveying what it means to snag that win as a go-to guy with a team in need. From AZCentral.com: “It certainly felt like a first beginning for me all over again having been down in the minors,” the 28-year-old said. “But it was an exciting time with certainly a great result.” McElhinney, in a pinch-hitting effort with No.1 Mike Smith still sidelined with a groin injury, backstopped the Coyotes to a 4-2 win Saturday in Minnesot...
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