Found September 02, 2012 on Fox - The Hockey Guy:
The Philadelphia Flyers did not got the expected return on that nine-year, $51 million contract lavished on goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov last year.He ran hot and cold all season. Which goaltender will Philly get this season? Will it get the guy who allowed 18 goals during a four-game span in October? Or will it see more of the Bryzgalov who went 10-2-1 with a 1.43 goals-against average, .947 save percentage and four shutouts in March. He produced a shutout stretch of 249 minutes and 43 seconds that month. On the other hand, his playoffs took an unfortunate turn. He posted a 5-6 record with a 3.46 GAA and .887 save percentage.His bottom line was unimpressive: 33 victories, 10th most in the NHL, rankings of 21st in GAA (2.48) and 33rd in save percentage (.909). The Flyers are counting on a much better showing this season.Flyers star Claude Giroux believes Bryzgalov should be much more prepared for all the hockey fanfare in the City of Brotherly Love. “Obviously next year he's gonna...
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