- The Carey Price saga resumes tonight in Montreal at the Bell Centre.  Jack Todd of the Montreal Gazette states the obvious in saying that Price isn’t exactly inspiring confidence, then he treads into Patrick Roy trade territory:

“True, it’s only the exhibition season. The games are meaningless and so are most of the performances. But with Price, you want to see some confidence. You want to see some saves. You want to see something, anything, to prove that Pierre Gauthier didn’t make the biggest blunder in 15 years when he dealt Jaroslav Halak to St. Louis.”
- Big Ben Bishop continues to impress with the St. Louis Blues, he credits goaltending coach Corey Hirsch for the strides in his development.
- Not having a legitimate starting goaltender is one thing, having your excuse for a number one goalie heading into an MRI for a wonky back is whole other level of uncertainty.  Philadelphia’s playoff savior Michael Leighton is battling some back problems.
- An excellent look at Jimmy Howard from the awesome Contrarian Goaltender.  Is Howard destined for stardom or is there a regression on the horizon?  2010-11 could be a telltale season for Detroit’s man between the pipes.
- We touched on Washington’s battle for number one goaltender supremacy between Michal Neuvirth and Semyon Varlamov last week after the club signed the former to a new 2-year extension; Neil Greenberg takes a statistical approach to the debate of who should be the guy in D.C.
- Canucks Hockey Blog ranks the Western Conference goaltenders; couldn’t agree more on Phoenix, strongly disagree with the marks to L.A. and Minnesota – even with the Harding injury.