Originally posted on Razzball Hockey  |  Last updated 1/12/12

PHILADELPHIA - DECEMBER 21: Tomas Vokoun #29 of the Florida Panthers skates against the Philadelphia Flyers on December 21, 2009 at Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Of course after I pimp Neuvirth the dirty Cap’s start Tomas Vokoun and he pitches a Shutout.  AAAARRRRGGGGHHHH!!!!  I’ve decided predicting Goalie performance/playing time is a futile effort.  Unless you are the best of the best, elite of the elite, you are no sure thing… And even those guys (ahem…… Ryan Miller……. ahem)  can struggle for a season.  And the thing with Goalies is, they really are dependent on their team’s defense.  (There’s a reason why Tuuka Rask leads the NHL in GAA and Save %).  My advice is to just hope that the first Goalie you draft is in the Henrik Lundqvist mold, rather than the Jonas Hiller one.  And be diligent on the Waiver Wire when it comes to Goalies.  You never know when a Kari Lehtonen (circa last year) will emerge from nowhere and help lead your team to the playoffs. Now onto some more entertaining aspects of fantasy hockey… Viktor Stalberg – LW (Chi):  He kicked off his “Replace Patrick Sharp” campaign in grand fashion (Hat Trick on Tues
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