I could always go with two goalies. I've done that before. - Bruce Boudreau on who his goalie will be for the Winter Classic
But with the Winter Classic now looming, Boudreau has a difficult decision to make - which of his young netminders to start against the Pens. By his ‘if they win they’re in’ approach, you'd think he'd stick with Semyon Varlamov coming off a 3-0 shutout of Montreal. Then again, Michal Neuvirth was superb against Pittsburgh in a 3-2 shootout loss less than a week ago and is 2-0-1/1.62/.944 in his last three games... which isn't quite as good as Varly's 2-0-1/1.30/.952 in his last three (and 2-0-0/1.00/.967 this week).
Guessing what Boudreau will do is one thing, but who would you start? Does the potential for less-than-ideal ice conditions impact your decision? Does this?