What's worse than having a starting goaltender who ducks when a shot is coming towards him? A goaltender who used to play for your team, who was traded to a struggling franchise and then becoming a Vezina Trophy finalists.
Former Flyers netminder Sergei Bobrovsky was named a finalst for the NHL's best goaltender. Bob, along with Antti Niemi and defending Vezina Trophy winner Henrik Lundqvist, are the three finalists for the honor.
Bobrovsky finished the season with a 21-11-6 record, and was 7th in the NHL in wins. His play almost led a Rick Nash-less organization to the postseason. Bob registered a .932 save percentage (2nd in the NHL), and a 2.00 goals against average, which was 5th in the NHL. He also had four shutouts on the season.
The Philadelphia Flyers traded Sergei Bobrovsky to Columbus in exchange for three draft picks, which was eventually Anthony Stolarz, Taylor Leier and a fourth rounder in this upcoming draft.
After the jump, the best of Sergei Bobrovsky as a Blue Jacket and a Vezina finalists: