When Bruins development camp ends every summer, a lot of people voice a lot of opinions on what the prospects showed about the three or four days of drills and scrimmages.
Divver doesn’t see a future No. 1 NHL goaltender among the Bruins’ prospects yet, but he is eager to see how Kyle Keyser fares in his first pro season. Dan Vladar, meanwhile, still has some work to do to help Boston. Divver saw Vladar often with Providence last season.
“He had some very good games and he had some games where he wasn’t that good,” Divver said. “His save percentage was under .900, it was .898. Not that that is the end all and the be all, but he had some very good games and he had some games where you wished you got a save or two more, might’ve been the difference between winning and losing. The thing about him is he’s still only 21 years old.
“The thing with him is he’s so big, 6-5, he’s down on the ice a lot. And he uses up a lot of energy getting around, going down. He’s not an economy of motion guy. And there are times that at the 10-minute mark of the third period maybe, he’s gassed. So maybe the other team gets a late goal, a tying or a winning goal. He’s got to get past that.”
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