Originally written on Kukla's Korner  |  Last updated 11/14/14

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 29: Andrew Raycroft #30 of the Vancouver Canucks warms up prior to the game against the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center on October 29, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)
As every hockey fan knows, being a goaltender in the National Hockey League is not an easy job. You can be great for one game, one season etc. and then the next game or season, completely lose it. Just look at what happened to the likes of Jim Carey or Blaine Lacher. Another goaltender who has had both good times and bad is recently waived member of the Dallas Stars Andrew Raycroft. After winning the Calder Trophy as the league’s rookie of the year in the 2003-04 season, Raycroft has never been the same netminder. When Raycroft got started in the NHL in the 2003-04 season, he was absolutely terrific. He played big, was confident, did not allow many soft goals and put up great numbers with 29 wins, a 2.05 goals against average, a .926 save percentage and 3 shutouts. Continue reading "What Happened to Raycroft?"
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