There is a lot to be said for how the tandem of Tuukka Rask and Jaroslav Halak pushed each other to perform at their individual bests last season. The Boston Bruins had the fourth-best Goals Against record for the whole league last year, conceding just 215 goals. The question is though; what is reasonable value for such a return?
Now granted, we’re going to look ahead at the cap hits of teams this season and the cost of their goaltending for the upcoming 2019-20 season; this might skew the figures slightly:
New York Islanders
Take for example the team that had the best goaltending in the league, at least in terms of conceding goals, the New York Islanders.