According to Aaron Portzline at the Columbus Dispatch, Cam Talbot will get the start against the Blue Jackets tonight.
...this is an interesting decision by AV. Lundqvist is absolutely on top of his game right now, so it might not be the worst thing to trot him back out there tonight. Especially when the Rangers next game is Sunday at MSG against the lowly Panthers. Which is obviously the perfect game to get your backup goalie some work.
...having said that, I'm more than comfortable and confident in Talbot's ability to pull out a win tonight.
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Well, all those who thought putting Talbot in. . . well??? He looked solid and if he's going to be a real backup, he's got to play. Good move.
Willing to bet that Talbot plays very, very few games at MSG this season. Henrik is quite sell-able to the corporate crowd - some kid is not. Dolan seduces the suits in with glamour, and Hank is the posterboy.
Hank had a great night last night. He deserves a rest. We gotta get cam some more starts too. Keep him on his game
It's all about the long haul. AV's cool has been what's kept this team afloat through that brutal start.
Trying to be careful with that injury maybe? We speculated a lot on here that it was something along the lines of a blister, maybe from equipment. Would hate for it to pop back up becasue AV got greedy.
He doesn't seem like a guy who coaches with his heart as much as his head. If his plan was to start Talbot tonight, he's not going to veer off that unless were talking about make or break points at the end of the season.
Long season and need to get talbot some ice time so he doesn't get rusty. Also don't you know AV does not know how to manage goalies without controversy
@johnnyb3910 I'm really not questioning the decision, but even if they played Hank tonight and Talbot on Sunday, Lundqvist would then have off until next Tuesday.