How many games should Andersen start for the rest of the season?

It’s that time of the year again. It’s everyone’s favourite topic. You’ve been waiting for this.
IT’S TIME TO DISCUSS GOALTENDER LOAD MANAGEMENT!!!!
(This is a topic I’ve forced on you twice before here and here, if you want the background)
I can sense your excitement about this, but this time it’s different. This time it’s not the Leafs riding the hot hand of Freddie Andersen in a futile attempt to grab second in the Atlantic away from the Bruins, all the while having a shooter tutor as a backup goaltender. No. This time you can’t wait to get Freddie out of the net. The “All-Star” version of Freddie Andersen is currently sporting a .906 save percentage, a number he has only exceeded in one calendar month (November) and he’s been a sub .900 goaltender in calendar 2020. You are probably very comfortable with splitting the workload especially when you consider Jack Campbell’s very handsome .919 save percentage in his 4 games as a Leaf, which begs the question, “why hasn’t he played since February 15th?
The answer …

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Author: Jon Steitzer / The Leafs Nation

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