Does anybody want Matt Carle back?
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06-21-2012, 05:48 PM
Join Date: May 2011
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Stat's don't lie. The Flyers scored more goals overall when Carle was off the ice than on. Go sort by goals for and goals off, it's very clear. Carle had 23 minutes of ice time, so it was inevitable that he would be on the ice for goals. The issue is, when you extrapolate everyone's performance over a full 60 minutes it becomes clear that Carle wasn't terribly effective compared to what others were doing with their ice time.
Edit: Or rather, as effective as you claim.
It's very clear that Carle produced offensively. In 5 on 5 play, only Coburn was on for more goals for. And Carle finished in the top 20 in points for NHL defenseman. How come it wasn't inevitable that Coburn racked up the same point totals? There wasn't much difference in ice time. Again, Carle got his points by accident. Just by being there! LOL
It's very clear that Carle was effective. Certainly not as effective as he was in 10/11. But definitely effective.
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