Hitchcock picks veteran over rookie in playoffs
VOORHEES, N.J. -- The Philadelphia Flyers need Robert Esche to block shots better than he predicts.
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2006 SEASON STATISTICS
GM W L T SV% GAA
40 22.0 11.0 0.0 .897 2.97
Less than a month ago, Esche said rookie Antero Niittymaki would be the Flyers' starting goaltender in the playoffs. On Wednesday, coach Ken Hitchcock gave the job to Esche. Considering Esche ...
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