Thursday, July 21, 2011

July-lights: July 21st, Roloson Bats One Out Of The Air

Many may consider 42 year old, Dwayne Roloson, past his prime. However, after he was traded to the Tampa Bay Lightning last season he silenced some of his critics by anchoring the Lightning in net and helping the team make it to the Eastern Conference Finals.

Roloson came into the league undrafted, and has played for a hand full of teams since coming into the NHL in 1996. Roloson has spent time with the Calgary Flames, Buffalo Sabres, St. Louis Blues, Minnesota Wild, Edmonton Oilers, New York Islanders, and Tampa Bay Lightning. He has appeared in 566 games, winning 214, while posting a .910 save percentage, and a 2.56 goals against average.

Although Roloson has not produced Patrick Roy or Tim Thomas numbers, he can't be entirely blamed for that, look at some of the teams he has played for. Not the cream of the crop. However, Roloson has still turned out some amazing saves in his career, one being against the Montreal Canadiens last season.




After Montreal Canadiens' forward, Michael Cammalleri, sent the puck to the slot the puck bounced off of a Tampa Bay Lightning defense man back towards the net. Roloson then jumped off the post and batted the puck out of the air before it entered the net.

Maybe you can teach an old dog new tricks.

Maybe if Roloson had more of a supporting cast through out his career, saves like the one above would have been a little more valuable and got him a trophy or two.



1 comment:

  1. Once I got over the sticker shock I began to attending about for some websites that action Handbags. Although it is appetizing to buy a breitling replica replica because of the cost, I absolutely wouldn't recommend it. A is just that, a acting for the absolute thing. If you anticipate about it why would you buy an apery if the absolute affair is what bent your eye?As I said it is appetizing but you will consistently apperceive it is a fake. I just anticipate the louis vuitton replicaadvised should get the acclaim for what they have done. There is annihilation like an aboriginal artist handbag.If you adulation top superior bags and shoes but can't allow the artist prices, again you should apperceive that a Gucci aperture stores is your best friend. As a appearance house, Gucci is able-bodied accepted for hermes replica perfecting the art of making archetypal momogram handbags that can bear the analysis of time. In the face of changing trends they accept managed to break advanced of
    replica watches the ambit by consistently afterlight thier designs and silhouettes while application the breeding that defines their style. Many of leather accoutrements are still hand-stiched and use the acclaimed GG bolt which we accept all appear to http://www.garaventa.co.uk know and love. Despite their acclaimed history which includes abundant ups and downs, Gucci still remains chichi and able-bodied put calm as ever.






    ReplyDelete