Actor Jack Palance once uttered the line: "Confidence is very sexy." Palance was anything but sexy. I checked with my wife and my mom on this, which makes you wonder where Im going with this thread.
I wont string you along.
Coyotes goalie Mike Smith is sexy on the local airwaves and media websites these days. Why?
You could say Im playing with a lot of confidence, Smith said Wednesday in the midst of the Coyotes brutal five-game road trip in which Smith has allowed just two goals in two wins.
Now youre thinking: Wow, what a weak thread, but consider how so-not-sexy Ilya Bryzgalov is in Philadelphia, which is where the Coyotes are right now as they prepare for a Thursday evening game against the Flyers.
Now weve tied it all together.
Bryzgalov has played better of late, allowing nine goals on his last 148 shots over five games for a .939 save percentage and a 1.80 goals against average. But a quick comparison of the two goalies season stats offers affirmation for general mana...