Habberwacky Posted November 13, 2016 Report Share Posted November 13, 2016 Carey is such a huge difference maker. If the team is off for a few games as all teams are during a long season he can eliminate a lot of those mistakes. I have been reflecting on the difference between say him, Hextall and Roy and the Lemeiux Gretzky type of superstar and I think there is an added bonus when the star is a goalie. With goals corers like Gretzky they could easily be counted on to get things going and you were often a 2 goal dog before the game started. But if Gretzky's goalie was a little soft or the team a little off you may not win. With Price, it is not possible to put up a style of play to neutralise Carey like you can do with a forward. Carey's passing and playmaking also appear to be getting much better as CBC pointed out last night. With Carey if the team is off they only need a goal or two, and if he is having an average night the team should still win when they are playing good. The only time this appears not to work is if both are off and that isn't often. I also believe that at this time in his career Carey is getting into the heads of a lot of opposition shooters. I would refer to this as the Carey zone or perhaps the Price zone where numbers are low low low. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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