One good goalie probably won't be enough to get NHL teams through this season's lockout-compressed schedule.
With 48 games crammed into roughly three months recovery time will be at a premium. Goaltenders used to playing virtually every minute of every game will have to pace themselves - maybe even take some extra nights off - to stay fresh.
''It's going to be, obviously, very busy and it's definitely going to be important to keep your nutrition, keep your body and keep that rest going throughout this process because it is going to be go-go-go,'' Carolina goalie Cam Ward said. ''But at the same time, I am excited about the challenge. It's going to be like an adrenaline rush.''
Ward started a league-most 142 of 164 regular-season games the past two seasons. He and Calgary's Miikka Kiprusoff are the only two who have started at least 80 percent of their team's games - 66 games each season - in that span.
That could be hard for anyone to do this season because there's less time tha...