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Olaf Kolzig was a large part of a feisty Washington Capitals team that surprised everyone in 1998.
Martin Brodeur (New Jersey Devils) - 2000 & 2003 Stanley Cup Playoffs
Martin Broduer is known for great playoff goaltending and he had stellar numbers when the Devils won the Stanley Cup in 2000 (16-7, 1.61 GAA, .927 SV%) and 2003 (16-8, 1.65 GAA, .934 SV%). Brodeur is one of the greatest goalies of all time, but despite these great numbers, they weren't enough to crack the top 15.
Olaf Kolzig (Washington Capitals) - 1998 Stanley Cup Playoffs
The 1998 version of the Washington Capitals were not supposed to be favourites, especially when they faced a Buffalo Sabres team anchored by Olympic champion Dominik Hasek in the Eastern Conference Finals. Kolzig's numbers back up his success as the Capitals ran to the Stanley Cup Finals. He sported a 12-9 record with a 1.95 GAA and a .941 SV percentage.
Glenn Hall (Chicago Blackhawks & St. Louis Blues) - 1961 & 1968 Stanley Cup Playoffs
Hall's play in 1961 was indicative of a Stanley Cup champion. He sported a 8-4 record with an unheard of 2.02 GAA during the Blackhawks third Stanley Cup championship run. Hall would replicate another long run in 1968 with the St. Louis Blues in the twilight of his career, taking the expansion Blues to the Stanley Cup Finals in their first season with an 8-10 record and a 2.43 GAA, garnering the Conn Smythe Trophy along the way.
Roger Crozier (Detroit Red Wings) - 1966 Stanley Cup Playoffs
In only his second season as the Detroit Red Wings starting goalie, the young Roger Crozier helped the fourth placed Detroit Red Wings past the second place Chicago Blackhawks, who were eight points ahead in the standings, in six games. Crozier helped take the eventual Stanley Cup champion Montreal Canadiens to six games, despite the Canadiens finishing 16 points in front of the Red Wings that season. His performance earned him the 1966 Conn Smythe Trophy
Jaroslav Halak (Montreal Canadiens) - 2010 Stanley Cup Playoffs
Having been the backup in Montreal behind Cristobal Huet and then Carey Price for a few years, Jaroslav Halak seized the opportunity to be the number one goalie in the 2010 Stanley Cup Playoffs. His play in the Montreal net helped the Canadiens overcome a 3-1 series deficit to the President Trophy winning Washington Capitals in seven games in the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. That play continued as he helped the Canadiens upset the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins in seven games in the Eastern Conference semifinals. His play helped Montreal reach the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time since 1993. He posted a 9-9 record with a 2.55 GAA and a .923 SV percentage, which was the best save percentage in the playoffs.
Michael Leighton (Philadelphia Flyers) - 2010 Stanley Cup Playoffs
Rarely do we see a backup come onto the scene in the middle of a playoff drive and help a team reverse their fortunes. In the 2010 Stanley Cup Playoffs, Michael Leighton's play helped the Flyers overcome a 3-0 series deficit to the Boston Bruins in the Eastern Conference semifinals. He wasn't done there, as he posted three shutouts in the Eastern Conference Finals to help the Flyers win the Eastern Conference crown. He helped take the Chicago Blackhawks to six games before eventually falling in overtime. His numbers were 8-3 with a 2.46 GAA and a .916 SV percentage with three shutouts.
Dwayne Roloson (Edmonton Oilers) - 2006 Stanley Cup Playoffs
Give this guy alot of credit for the eighth seeded Edmonton Oilers making the Stanley Cup Finals. Roloson's numbers were great during their playoff run: 12-5 with a 2.33 GAA and a .927 SV percentage. Many believe if it wasn't for the MCL injury to Roloson in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals, the Oilers would have had a better chance in the seven game championship series.
Ken Dryden (Montreal Canadiens) - 1977-1979 Stanley Cup Playoffs
The only reason Dryden is not on this list for these seasons is the pure domination of the Canadiens during this period. This honourable mention is due to his numbers in the playoffs, with GAA well under two for three of the four Stanley Cup championships.