With the recent play of Jimmy Howard, and struggles of Ty Conklin I began to think about an article I wrote awhile back on Chris Osgood and his tenure with the Red Wings. Click the Jump for more
It seems to take a special type of person to play in goal for Detroit, while the Cheveldae's, Joseph's and Legace's have tried, only one has not succumbed to the presure and scrutiny that the others could not handle. -- Saying goodbye is never easy to do, whether you change jobs, schools or move to a new city. There's a good chance that you have built a relationship with a few people along the way. Sports are by comparison the same.
To a sports fan, watching a longtime team member leave can be just as hard. Growing up a lifelong Red Wings fan, I have Spent the better part of the last three decades getting to know some of the most loyal, hard-working and talented players the NHL has seen.
Chris Osgood is one of those players. Like it or not, he has ceme...