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Right now there is a huge controversy in Buffalo over who should be the starting goalie. Ryan Miller has been receiving loads of criticism due to weak goals going in and costing the team, whereas young Jhonas Enroth has had two games and played well.
There isn't a clear-cut best goalie right now. I want to say it is Miller, because he plays against the lion's share of the best teams, but he isn't playing his best, especially of late. Enroth's two opponents this season have been a depleted Penguins roster (no Malkin or Crosby) and the Columbus Blue Jackets, who had one win entering the contest.
There's also the factor of the team in front. For whatever reason, the Sabres have looked more confident and aggressive against teams when Enroth is in net. The games where Miller starts the Sabres start hot, but then sit back and rely too heavily on defense. They don't look like they're playing to win so much as not to lose.
Most recently, the Florida Panthers ripped the Sabres for 18 shots in the third period of a comeback win for the mediocre Panthers. How can you place all of the blame on Miller when the team in front of him allowed the opponents to have a skate and shoot on him?
The Sabres need Ryan Miller to step up so the controversy can end. Jhonas Enroth is a great backup, and in a few years we may have a situation similar to Miller-Biron. However, I still don't think Enroth is ready to take a 55-game load. He certainly should play 25 or so games to give Miller rest and the best chance to play well consistently, but not many more.
All this issue is going to do is lead to doubt in the team, and that's the last thing the Sabres need right now.