Some people are getting pretty excited about Steve Mason's hot start. He's been good, especially last night against the Rangers, and that's fun. But before you get ready to lock in with him as the goalie of the future, let's take a look at how things got started the last dozen times the Flyers tried out a new goalie (minimum two games):
Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me eleven times, won't get fooled again.
This start is nice and all, but I still dream of a day when fans will look at more than a handful of games when judging players.