San Jose Sharks: Interview With Announcer Randy Hahn, Volume VI

June 6th, 2010 by MJ Kasprzak Leave a reply »
If you recall from the last article, Randy Hahn seemed to think I was laying quite a bit of the blame for the team's failure to win the Stanley Cup on Evgeni Nabokov. Many of you know that I, in fact, consider him the least to blame of the San Jose Sharks, as he won every game in which the team scored three goals.

In other words, he did what a goalie is supposed to do, while the offense did not. Here is my follow-up (for more of the interview, see Shark-Infested Blogger ):

In fact, I did a little research, and in the last three years, Nabby’s post-season performance has declined slightly from the high standards he sets during the regular season. He’s averaged 70 games played per season during that three-year stretch. No goalie since the Original Six era who is over 31 years old, has ever won a Stanley Cup when playing in more than 62 games. Do you think that the workload that Nabby has been forced to handle in the regular season may be affecting his post-season?

When you’re saying he’s been forced to handle it, I don’t think that’s a fair—you know, don’t put words in my mouth ...

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