Is Scrivens Our Man?

TORONTO, CANADA - OCTOBER 29: Ben Scrivens #30 of the Toronto Maple Leafs defends the goal during warm up prior to NHL game action against the Pittsburgh Penguins October 29, 2011 at Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Brad White/Getty Images)

Yesterday, Justin Goldman explained to The 67 Sound and I that he felt that Ben Scrivens and Jussi Rynnas should both spend another season or so in the AHL. François Allaire teaches a very specific style, and it takes quite some time to perfect it, he said. I think we all agreed that the addition of a veteran goalie is the best option for the Leafs going into next season.

James Mirtle of the Globe and Mail has Ben Scrivens' take on all of this, however:

"I've yet to hear anyone in management say they're going to go out and get a veteran goalie," Scrivens said Monday after practice. "Until that's said in the media, by someone in management, or someone tells me that, my job is to try and push for a job on this team next year.

"That's my mindset. I understand that there's reports on this and that, but you also see a lot of the reports that came out that never came to fruition."

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