Found March 14, 2013 on Buffalo Wins:
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These days, there is more than enough chatter about Ryan Miller to go around.  Some people want him traded before this year’s deadline because they see him walking at the end of next year when he becomes a free agent, while others think that is the worst decision this team could possible make.  They feel like the team in front of him has been a flaming pile of dog-do and without him, the Sabres would be lucky to win a game.  I honestly don’t have a definitive position on the subject, although I would lean towards the argument of keeping him.  While I do admit he lets in soft goals on occasion (then again every goalie does), I can see the argument that he has single handedly won dozens of games over the last few years where the team in front of him got outplayed significantly by the opposing team. Having said that, I wanted to come up with a way to measure Miller’s consistency and compare it to other Sabres netminders, and other goalies around the league.  I thought about u...
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