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Sam Ersson Has a Great Challenge Ahead of Him 

Philadelphia Flyers goalie, Sam Ersson has played in 42 NHL games and 47 AHL games. The rookie is in his hockey infancy. The fact that he’s 24 is a plus because he’s very mature but as far as game experience. He’s still gaining a lot of that on the job. 42

Blittner’s Blue Line: Hockey Spectacles

WE’RE BACK! Damn, it feels good to write that, even better to say it out loud. After an extended absence and a new home, the weekly “Blittner’s Blue Line” column has returned. Now that the pleasantries are out of the way, let’s kick things off with a blast from the

The Rise of Jake Oettinger

Jake Oettinger was the biggest unsung hero of the 2022 NHL Playoffs. He led his team, the Dallas Stars, to a Game 7 overtime and then took a gut-punch loss to the Calgary Flames. He will learn from this. The Dallas Stars will learn from this. I ranked the goalie 29th

Paxton Geisel a Young Goalie With Promise

Pittsburgh - - Paxton Geisel is a 2022 NHL Draft eligible prospect currently playing with the Dubuque Fighting Saints in the USHL. Geisel is a 6-2 goalie with a lot of talent and he should be a great addition to Dubuque this season. “It’s just like any other season. I prepare

Carter Hart Is Still a Developing Goalie

Goaltenders are different. They have different personalities than most hockey players and their development curve is different. Nobody has had to develop goalies in a bubble or during a pandemic before, so there was no blueprint for that. Hart wasn’t at his best last season, but he’s still only 22

Through the Eyes of the Mask: Steve Mason

New hockey writer Amanda Mazzucca has a great take on Flyers goalie Steve Mason. According to Flyers’ veteran goalie, Steve Mason, the key to winning is having a strong mind and a good start. "It's definitely been a mental test the last few games, more than a physical test," Mason said.