Carolina Hurricanes News
- Former Hurricanes prospect Jerome Samson (Checkers’ Website)
- Corey Sznajder gives his reaction to the Hurricanes signing Anton Khudobin (Shut Down Line)
My Opinion: Corey compares Khudobin to Justin Peters, but to me there is no competition. Khudobin is by far the better goalie and will help the Canes more than Peters would have this season.
Another thing that has to be considered is that Khudobin could fill in better as a starter than Peters did when Cam Ward went down with an injury. The former Bruins goalie is also older and has excelled in the AHL for a longer period of time than Peters.
My Opinion: Everyone’s hoping Komisarek will be able to turn his game around, but right now it’s just built-up hopes and expectations. The former Maple Leaf hasn’t proven anything yet.
Also I’m not sold on his problem in the past few years being the pressure of playing in Toronto. He played for multiple years in Montreal, just as big of a hockey capitol as Toronto. Maybe the contract played a part of it in Toronto, but expectations were just as big in Montreal. Maybe we’ll get a clearer answer in October.