Thread: Speculation: Gormley piece: Carle v. Leino?
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05-30-2011, 06:04 PM
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Originally Posted by VanSciver View Post
How can a defenseman on the ice playing over 20 minutes a game, not do things to contribute to his own plus/minus? When he has coverage or has the puck and has to move it, he has to make the play. Playing defense simply doesn't work like that. There's no such thing as being a product of the team and not him. Coaches don't put a player out there for over 20 minutes a game that cripples the team.

Is Meszaros plus/minus a product of the team and not him? How about any of the other players?
Ah, absolutely... especially the fact that the competition he faced this year was greatly reduced due to his role on the team.

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