The 3 finalists for the Vezina Trophy are an accomplished group of goalies.

Vezina Trophy finalist debated by

He had a career season at the age of 32 and in his 2nd season with the Calgary Flames. He gained a personal-best 37 games and led the NHL with nine shutouts.  

Jacob Markstrom

He is in his first season as the unquestioned No. 1 for the Nashville Predators, opened some eyes with his consistently elite play.  

Juuse Saro

The 27-year-old took over the starter's job when franchise icon and fellow Finland-born goalie Pekka Rinne retired at the end of last season.

Juuse Saro

Igor Shesterkin accelerated the rebuild for the New York Rangers by playing at a high level.

Igor Shesterkin

In his third NHL season, the 26-year-old set career highs throughout the board and had a .935 save percentage, the 0.33-highest in a single season (minimum 50 games).

But who's the goalie adjudged by the 32 NHL general managers to be the best at the position this season? We'll find out when the winner is announced during the 2022 NHL Awards in Tampa on Tuesday 

but in the interim, asked a writer to make a compelling argument for why each finalist should win.