Finally, whether you want to admit it or not, you love Ilya Bryzgalov. Last season obviously was not Ilya's best, but the season he is putting together right now *knock on wood*, is giving fans an idea of what we are paying for.
During the lockout, beside missing hockey as a whole, I truly missed Ilya Bryzgalov. If it is Bryz's off ice interviews, or on ice play, their is something about him that we all love. When he is on his game, he can be one of the best goalies in the entire NHL, but when he is down, he is out.
Bryz is beginning to turn the fan base around after last season with his hard work and stellar play. Bryzgalov is one of, if not the goofiest athletes to ever step foot in Philadelphia. We can watch YouTube videos of Ilya Bryzgalov for days, but the video after the jump gives you an idea of why Philly loves Ilya Bryzgalov: