Skip to main content

Ottawa Senators goalie Brian Elliott makes a save on the Montreal Canadiens during second period of NHL hockey action in Montreal March 22, 2010. REUTERS/Shaun Best


" It's, 'What have you done for me lately?' You have to perform every night, and same with every guy on the team," Ottawa Senators second-year netminder goalie Brian Elliott, who, despite posting back-to-back shutouts and receiving the majority of playing time ahead of Pascal Leclaire over the second half of the NHL season, realizes he's only as good as his last game.

"I had some stretches where I was feeling pretty good, but it's just a fun time right now toward the end of the season. I'm getting the wins, and I feel I'm playing the way I should play every game," Washington Capitals goalie Jose Theodore, who won his seventh in a row on Wednesday night. Since Jan. 13, Theodore is 17-0-2 with a 2.42 goals-against average and .927 save percentage.

"First and foremost here, it's about getting into the playoffs. I'm not saying I wouldn't like to win it because I definitely would love to win the Calder, but it's secondary," Detroit goalie Jimmy Howard, who is trying to become the Red Wings' first rookie-of-the-year winner since Roger Crozier in 1965.

Story continues below advertisement

Source: The Canadian Press, The Associated Press

Report an error
Comments are closed

We have closed comments on this story for legal reasons. For more information on our commenting policies and how our community-based moderation works, please read our Community Guidelines and our Terms and Conditions.

Combined Shape Created with Sketch.

Combined Shape Created with Sketch.

Thank you!

You are now subscribed to the newsletter at

You can unsubscribe from this newsletter or Globe promotions at any time by clicking the link at the bottom of the newsletter, or by emailing us at