View Single Post
08-16-2011, 07:34 PM
Student Of The Game
seventieslord's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Regina, SK
Country: Canada
Posts: 30,940
vCash: 500
Originally Posted by Dreakmur View Post
That tells you as much about the team he played for as it does about his individual ability.
then why weren't other defensemen on his team in the same range?

for example, 1998. Led the Isles with 1.29 ESGA/GP. Closest was Lachance with 0.94. McCabe and Jonsson got all the ES minutes and they were 0.94 and 0.83, respectively.

2004. Quint was well-known to be abysmal defensively. He played on Chicago wth Berard and though he was 3rd-worst in the NHL, his per-game average was significantly lower.

2006. Foote was 2nd-worst with 1.06, far below Berard's 1.39. And Foote was shutdown player, trying vainly to stop the oppositon's best.

Last edited by seventieslord: 08-16-2011 at 07:43 PM.
seventieslord is offline   Reply With Quote