August 24, 2013, 12:38 PM
One thing to remember about those five games: They were against Philly, Islander, Florida, Winnipeg and the Devils. So four teams that never made the playoffs and one team that was the eighth seed (and was one of the losses). That doesn't exactly say that much. His three games before those five games:
Originally Posted by hockeypoolfanatic
March 4 against the Pens: L, 37 minutes, 3.25 GAA, .888 save percentage
Feb. 24 against Pittsburgh: Was pulled, 20 minutes, 9.00 GAA, .700
Feb. 21 against Boston: L, 59 minutes, 4.10 GAA, .846
So, sure, he looked good in a five-game stretch when he played non-playoff teams. But in actuality, only three of his 10 wins of the season came against playoff teams. His record against those teams was 3-6-1.
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