2013-14 Season Preview – Vezina Trophy Predictions

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While those 5 are my favorites to capture the Vezina, there are some others that could be in consideration.

Sep 17, 2013; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford (50) plays the puck against the Detroit Red Wings during the first period at the United Center. Mandatory Credit: Rob Grabowski-USA TODAY Sports

Antti Niemi – A nominee last season, might be at a disadvantage because he is not seen as often as many other goalies.

Roberto Luongo – Can a return to undisputed #1 also mean a return to excellence?  Luongo is still quality, but there will be questions until he can prove otherwise.

Corey Crawford – The guy who continues to get no respect, despite winning the Stanley Cup and posting a sub 2.00 GAA in both the regular season and the playoffs.

Sergei Bobrovsky – Based on his past stats, he is going to have to show that last year was more than lightning in a bottle for me  to believe he can be a consistent contender for the award.