If the last two NHL postseasons have proved anything, it's that the goaltending position in hockey may just be the most important position in all of sports. Two years ago, there was no way the Boston Bruins would have won it all without the remarkable play of Tim Thomas, and this year Jonathon Quick led the Los Angeles Kings on perhaps the most improbable Stanley Cup run of all time.
No goaltender, no cup. It honestly is that simple.
So here are the top 30 goaltenders heading into the 2012-13 season.