We often wonder who is the toughest goaltender to face in the NHL.
We can look at the stats: who has the lowest GAA and the highest save percentage, which was the Boston Bruins' Tim Thomas in both categories last year.
We can look at wins, which the Montreal Canadiens' Carey Price had the most in 2010-11.
We could also look at most shutouts, a category that New York Rangers' Henrik Lundqvist led last season.
Or we could ask players for their opinion, since they're the ones whose opinion truly means something.
I had the opportunity to talk to three members of the Tampa Bay Lightning to find out their opinions on the matter.
Here's who Ryan Malone, Vincent Lecavalier and Steven Stamkos chose as the toughest goaltenders in the NHL.