Matt Carle Appreciation Thread
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10-24-2011, 12:23 PM
Join Date: Mar 2011
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+/- is the worst way to determine how someone has played defensively.
Carle has done well to start this season, which isn't unlike the past few seasons. He already has more than 1 goal, which he was bound to do given that his shooting percentage last year was under 1%.
It's definitely not the be all end all stat; like say you were comparing someone who is a +5 to a +4. But +/- does over time tend to show you something. You're saying someone like Kovalchuk being a -26 last year had nothing to do with his defensive play?
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