Chicago Blackhawks Year in Review

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Corey Crawford

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Grade: A

Regular season: 19-5-5, 1.94 goals-against average, .926 save percentage

Postseason: 16-7, 1.84 goals-against average, .932 save percentage

Crawford entered the season with a whole lot to prove. He was criticized for the soft goals he allowed in the Blackhawks' first-round exit in 2012, and there were questions about whether he could ever be a goaltender who could lead his team to a Stanley Cup. Crawford answered those doubts throughout 2013. He was among the top goaltenders in goals-against average and save percentage in the regular season, and he raised his play in the Stanley Cup playoffs. He allowed two-or-fewer goals in 16 of the 23 playoff games. He probably should have won the Conn Smythe Trophy, too. -- What grade would you give him?