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Men behind the mask – Who will be Canada’s Olympic Goalies?

Eric Duhatschek of The Globe and Mail leads an excellent discussion of the Canadian situation in goal for the 2010 games. They look at how the playoffs have affected al the leading goalie’s chances of being included, and speculate on how a cup win might change things for Fleury or yes, Chris Osgood:

Button wondered if the longest of long shots – Osgood – hasn’t played himself into consideration, with his even-keeled steadiness this postseason. Osgood is one of those rare goaltenders who elevates his game in the playoffs, and needed to do so after a mediocre regular season.

“If Osgood wins again this year, that’ll be four Stanley Cups [in his career],” Button said. “I’m not sure he’s your [2010] starter, but he should be under consideration.”

Read the full article here.

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David Hutchison

David is one of the founders of InGoal Magazine which he began in 2009. Of course he finds time for some goaltending of his own as well, and despite his age, clings desperately to the idea that some NHL team will call him to play for them - though in his mid-forties (OK, late 40s) it'll likely be for a practice when everyone else on their depth chart has the flu and the shooter tutor has gone in for repairs.