He was acquired from the Penguins at the trade deadline because he has won two Cups and, at 34, remains a daunting postseason presence. With Pittsburgh this season he had a 3.18 GAA.
Although teams pursued the 31-year-old at the deadline, Montreal held on to him hoping he'll be effective in the playoffs—even though he's never won a postseason series. Through Sunday he had a 2.41 GAA.
The Verdict: Barrasso can be divisive in the dressing room, but we'll cast our lot with the new Senator and his big-game experience.