In the Stanley Cup Final, Tim Thomas proved to be the difference as the Boston Bruins celebrated their first Stanley Cup since 1972. It goes to show what a hot goalie will do for you.
For the goalies coming into the NHL via the 2011 Draft, they hope to find the same success Thomas has had.
A draft that is focused in on the Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and the Gabriel Landeskogs of the world, it's easy to forget the last line of defense.
Let's talk about the top 10 goaltenders set to be drafted in Minnesota on June 24 and 25, including one American back stop John Gibson that could go as high as the top 20.