The Admirals headed out on their first real road trip of the season and ended up with than pleasant results. They dropped the first three games with a combined score of 9-2. You could say with three games in less than 48 hours brought on this result, but I hope that wouldn't be used an excuse.

In the three games, the team, in general, didn't play defense at all. Igor Bobkov was not an AHL caliber goalie in his two periods played. He let in seven goals in 40 minutes (or one goal every 5:45 minutes). In November, he has a 6.67 goals against average and a .828 save percentage. This has dropped him to 46th out of 48 goalies in the AHL.

Frederik Andersen is doing a bit better in net. He allowed only one goal in each game he replaced Bobkov. Andersen kept the team in those games to attempt to overcome the deficits from their first period performances. Andersen is ranked 23rd out of 48 goalies, has a 2.72 goals-against-average and a .917 save-percentage. In the age of super goalies, you want your netminder around, at least, a .920 SV%. He isn't playing too poorly and is miles ahead of Bobkov.


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