28-Year-Old Goalie – Edmonton Oilers
Cam Talbot Contract Information:
Signed a one-year, $1.45 million contract extension with the Rangers in December 2014. Traded to the Oilers in June 2015.
Talbot made 28 saves on 32 shots in an overtime loss to the Red Wings on Friday.
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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
At 6-3, the Ontario native weighs more than the 200 pounds he's listed at. It's widely assumed that if Henrik Lundqvist were to leave for greener pastures after the upcoming season, Talbot would be the next in line behind Martin Biron. Of course, with Henrik locked up for the upcoming season and Biron's advanced age, Talbot will need to be sharper than he's been at the AHL level before any talk of "grooming" commences. The Alabama-Huntsville alum has posted a 50-52-4 record with eight shutouts through three-plus seasons with the AHL's Wolf Pack.
Talbot signed with the Rangers in 2010 and spent most of his time with the AHL Connecticut Whale last season before being added to the Rangers' playoff roster. Talbot faces long odds to make the Blueshirts' roster with Henrik Lundqvist and Martin Biron entrenched in their spots, but he's a name fantasy owners should know in case their is a rash of goaltending injuries at Madison Square Garden.