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As in the number of losses, be it in regulation, overtime or a shootout, this season by Flyers' goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov.
Bryzgalov is by no means the sole reason the Flyers aren't headed to the playoffs. The 32-year-old netminder was fine this season. He produced an 18-17-3 overall mark to go along with a 2.84 goals-against average and .898 save percentage.
But more often than not "fine" doesn't win hockey games, and it certainly doesn't lead to a postseason berth.
Bryzgalov was altogether completely and utterly average this season. His 18 victories were tied for ninth among all goaltenders, while his goals-against average was 35th and his save percentage 40th overall.
The enigmatic netminder isn't the lone reason Philadelphia is not playoff-bound, but he's also not a reason the Flyers found a way into the postseason.
It wouldn't be a season of Philadelphia Flyers hockey without controversy in the cage. The truth is, there shouldn't even be any controversy.
It's clear now that Bryzgalov isn't the answer in goal for Philadelphia. His active personality makes headlines for all the wrong reasons while his completely average performance on the ice isn't the difference-making presence the Flyers so desperately crave.
It remains to be seen whether Steve Mason, who was acquired at the trade deadline and has since inked a one-year extension for next season, is the answer but it's clear Bryzgalov is not.
Per the new collective bargaining agreement, Philadelphia must amnesty Bryzgalov and the remaining seven years on his hefty contract this summer.