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WASHINGTON DC, DC - SEPTEMBER 23: Corey Crawford #50 of the Chicago Blackhawks defends his net against the Washington Capitals during their preseason game on September 23, 2009 at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Before both goaltenders lost control of the crease in Game 4's 6-5 shootout on Wednesday, the Stanley Cup Final was mostly dominated by the guys with the extra padding in net. Corey Crawford went from being unstoppable in Games 1-3 to not being able to stop a beach ball on his glove side in Game 4. And Tuukka Rask, who has three shutouts already in these playoffs, had his wheels totally come off with a chance to put his team up 3-1 in the series. Behold, the visual evidence: That kind of dual collapse is stunning from two of the best goaltenders in hockey, and there's a thought that the team whose goalie best responds to adversity will have the advantage as the Bruins and Blackhawks play what amounts to a best-of-three for the Cup title, with Game 5 coming Saturday night in Chicago. If Game 4 taught us anything, it's that this series won't be predictable, but it's still worth investigating how these netminders have responded to adversity in the past. There isn't a lot of evidenc...
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