Thread: Speculation: Would you take Carle back?
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05-16-2012, 09:02 AM
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Originally Posted by flyersfan9180 View Post
Can I just ask one question here, instead of using all these ****** corsi and fenwick stats, has anyone ever even watched Suter play in a game? I feel like all these arguments are being based off of just stats alone. Suter outplays Carle in every aspect of the game, I saw it about 30 times this year. I've seen the two players play a ton and can say just from watching, that Suter is a MUCH better hockey player then Carle. I don't even think Carle is a horrible defender, not a 5 millionish one though.
I tend to be somebody that likes to use advanced statistics to SUPPORT what I see with my own eyes.

I think it's silly to completely ignore advanced stats and call them meaningless. I also think it's silly to ignore what your eyes tell you.

That said, advanced statistics are measuring a very real, tangible outcome. Often times, they are things the average fan simply doesn't notice.

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