Talbot, 31, includes a 3.36 goals-against average and .893 rescue percent in 31 games this year. This comes later he’d a 3.02 GAA and .908 save percent the season before.
Those amounts are a far cry from his 201617 season, when his league-leading 42 wins,” 2.39 GAA and .919 save percent helped the Oilers break a decade-long playoff drought. Edmonton managed to get into the 2nd round before bowing out, with star Connor McDavid and a steady Talbotthe future looked promising.
However, the Oilers missed the playoffs last season and so are on the outside looking in this season.
Talbot is at the final season of a three-year contract having a cap hit of $4.167 million.
After being fully a second-round pick by Philadelphia at 2012 stolarz was at the Flyers organization for seven seasons.