Originally posted on Fox - The Hockey Guy  |  Last updated 9/11/13
Most NHL teams have a pretty clear idea of how their goaltending scenarios will play out this season.But some teams are clearly headed for some adventure. In Florida, for instance, general manager Dale Tallon appears ready to hedge his bet on emerging goaltender Jacob Markstrom. With veteran Scott Clemmensen on the mend from minor knee surgery, Tallon has offered Jose Theodore an opportunity to return on a tryout basis. Unemployed veterans Ilya Bryzgalov and Tim Thomas got similar offers.Tallon remains committed to developing Markstrom, but he is also eager to add some serious protection.So far, anyway, Bryzgalov and Thomas have apparently scared off other teams because of their, um, quirky personalities.“The puck doesn't know they're flaky,” Tallon quipped to reporters. “I don't care about that. Goalies are unique to begin with. I'm OK with it.”Thomas could also land in Columbus as the back-up to Sergei Bobrovsky. Thomas’ long-time agent, Bill Zito, has joined the Blue Jackets front
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