Thread: Confirmed with Link: Canucks Sign D Lee Sweatt
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03-31-2010, 05:39 PM
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Originally Posted by pitseleh View Post
For what it's worth, Gabe Desjardins's NHLE's peg Sweatt as a 34 point defenceman in the NHL. He's probably getting big minutes in Finland, so it's more likely that he underperforms his projection, but that's not bad.
Actually, my understanding of NHLE is that it projects scoring without assuming similar role and ice-time (given the stat is basically an average of the scoring ratios across all players that have made this jump and most of these are top players in lower leagues moving to reduced roles in the NHL the next season). See comment #1 here.

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