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03-29-2012, 11:05 PM
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Originally Posted by sand1138man View Post
my reply to this article: NUTZ

1- I dont care how many other defensemen lead him in ice time and have a better plus minus (which is the worst and most misleading stat for players) and I don't care if he scores at all, Do NOT compare him to rivet because we didn't make him captain and raise our hopes to the ceiling for him.....he is a tough defensemen who doesn't make stupid mistakes and and plays the PK (not the PP) which is why plus minus is dumb. But what the sabres need him for he is perfect for it, tough, with grit, reliable veteran who can work with these younger dmen......he is not in the same boat with rivet,
You don't get minuses for goals against when you're on the ice killing a penalty... But your general premise I agree with.

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