Best offensive defensemen?
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11-07-2010, 04:20 PM
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Regina, SK
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You make a good point about ice time.
The converse of what you said is that Phil Housley was basically a #4 defenseman on average during his career, because he was such a sieve in his own zone. So his overall offensive output is significantly lower than it would have been if his coaches trusted him enough to give him more minutes.
It probably means he was also more often playing against players easy to score points against.
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