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  1. Marc-Andre Fleury gets a rare bit of rest

    Feb 1, 2012, 10:09 PM EDT

    Marc Andre Fleury, Brent Johnson

    Why the Penguins would be wise to give him more soon, too.

  2. Taking a look at Tuukka Rask’s unclear future with the Boston Bruins

    Aug 24, 2011, 1:45 PM EDT

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    Boston Bruins v New Jersey Devils

    Tim Thomas was the best goalie in the world last season, but where does that leave high-profile backup Tuukka Rask?

  3. Blues backup battle will come down to Ben Bishop vs. Brian Elliott

    Jul 25, 2011, 4:10 PM EDT

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    Calgary Flames v St. Louis Blues

    With Ty Conklin gone, the Blues backup job comes down to over-sized prospect Ben Bishop or experienced (but flawed) free agent Brian Elliott.

  4. Looking for a free agent goalie this summer? Go for a backup

    Mar 2, 2011, 5:34 PM EDT

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    New Jersey Devils v Dallas Stars

    It’s true that the 2011 free agent market for high-end starters is very dry, but there are plenty of great options for teams looking for a strong backup.

  5. Where do third-string NHL goalies go when they’re not needed? Europe

    Oct 22, 2010, 3:49 PM EDT

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    Erik Ersberg

    If you’re a recently deposed former backup goalie in the NHL who was waived, what’s your next step for work? Turns out, playing in Europe is the answer.

  6. Being Tomas Vokoun’s backup is tough work: Clemmensen may not play til November

    Oct 17, 2010, 10:42 PM EDT

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    61859_Devils_Panthers_Hockey-scottclemmensen

    You think it’s hard to be a backup goalie? How about when you’re backing up Panthers goalie Tomas Vokoun who plays all the time? All of a sudden, life seems easy.

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