Each night during the Stanley Cup Playoffs, former NHL goaltender Jamie McLennan provides his Post 2 Post rankings for every goaltender in action. Each goaltender will receive a score out of five based on their performance.
BISHOP - 4 - Good start on the road with big saves on Brian Flynn, Jeff Petry and then Torrey Mitchell short-handed to allow them to score at the other end. One of the goals against was a high screen he doesn’t track until it’s too late. He was very strong in the second period against Brendan Gallagher.
PRICE - 2 - Solid positioning saves early on. On one of the goals against, he was screened by Alexei Emelin so he reacts late on the glove shot. The Steven Stamkos breakaway goal was a thing of beauty. He gets Price to bite on the backhand move and then goes forehand. Price had no chance on the 4-on-3 power play goal, as it was a backdoor play and was hung out to dry as the game went on. He couldn’t bail out his undisciplined team.
DUBNYK - 3 - A good start to the game; he made good saves on Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane and Patrick Sharp. One of the goals against was one he knocked into his own net after a great save while two others were far side shots off the post. Good shots, but not screen plays - just placed nicely. It was just an average game when an elite game was needed.
CRAWFORD - 4 - Real sharp start to Sunday’s game - big save on Thomas Vanek. He had real strong post play on Zach Parise and Mikael Granlund, and robbed Kyle Brodziak on a breakaway. He had two huge saves on Parise to keep it 1-0. Bad short-side goal against from Matt Dumba, but he slams it shut the rest of game to accent a real strong game.
ANDERSON - 5 - Aggressive and in control, and was very good on post-to-post play. He was able to get ahead of wrap plays all night long. He didn’t face a ton of chances but made two redirection saves in tight that showed how dialed in he was.
RAMO - 4 - Outstanding early on and the only reason the Flames were in the game. He had no chance on the Matt Beleskey 2-on-1 goal and the Hampus Lindholm shot was perfectly placed. He gave his team a chance with huge saves on Ryan Getzlaf, Corey Perry, Patrick Maroon and Ryan Kesler.