How should teams handle goalies in back-to-backs?
Let's take a look at tradition and the stats on this, with insight from old pal Ben Bishop.
The Detroit Red Wings and Florida Panthers were both playing the first game of a back-to-back on Monday.
The Red Wings flew to St. Louis for a meeting with the Blues, Florida boarded a flight for Philadelphia.
Detroit heading into Monday already committed to playing Magnus Hellberg on Tuesday, splitting the back-to-back between their goalies. The Panthers were still finalizing a plan on whether Sergei Bobrovsky would start both games or if recently recalled backup Alex Lyon would go against the Flyers.
It brings up a wonderful time to ask the following, how should teams handle back-to-backs with their goalies?
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