Originally written on Fox - The Hockey Guy  |  Last updated 10/19/14

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 06: Goaltender Pekka Rinne of the Nashville Predators looks on prior to being replaced in the second period during the NHL game against the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center on November 6, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. The Kings scored four goals against Rinne before he was replaced by back-up goaltender Anders Lindback . The Kings defeated the Predators 4-1. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)
Tampa Bay Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman was true to his word. Rather than allocate big bucks for a veteran goaltender like Roberto Luongo, he acquired a younger player capable of growing with his team.And rather than pay a big price for a Cory Schneider of the Vancouver Canucks or Jonathan Bernier of the Los Angeles Kings, he got his next goaltender at a more moderate cost.Anders Lindback arrived from Nashville with depth forward Kyle Wilson and a seventh-round pick for two second-round picks in the coming draft (Nos. 37 and 50), a third-round pick in 2013 and the rights to goaltender Sebastien Caron -- who spent the bulk of last season playing Germany.Lindback was stuck behind Predators star Pekka Rinne, one of the top few NHL goaltenders and a real workhorse. Lindback has played just 38 NHL games, but he showed enough in limited duty (16-13-2, 2.53, .914 save percentage) to convince Yzerman than he could graduate into a No. 1 role.“We've watched a lot of his games,” ...
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