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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