How will the Devils’ awkward 1a/1b pan out this year?
The New Jersey Devils and Vancouver Canucks made a bold trade this summer, sending ripples throughout their respective fan bases. Vancouver ended their internal soap opera by dealing away the asset that no one thought they would trade. The Devils made a statement to their fans regarding the future of their goaltending.
The table was set for the passing of the torch in New Jersey's crease.
But for this season, is it really that simple?
Looking at their overall statistics from last season, it appears that Schneider is the best option going forward. Courtesy of Frozen Pool, here is a look at Brodeur's numbers in 2012-13:
2012-2013 Regular Season