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09-13-2012, 06:16 AM
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I agree about + / - being a flawed stat. But all you have to do is use the eye test to see that Seguin is leaps and bounds ahead of where Kessel was in their seconds years in the league, but offensively and defensively. You can also use the eye test when watching Bruins games to see that Seguin had a solid year overall defensively. He makes mistakes...but who doesn't? What you're looking for is consistency and Seguin for the most part was pretty consistent defensively all year.
Probably a big reason for the much lower +/- is because the Bruins offense started to go south once Horton and Peverely went on the shelf.
Not to mention Seguin was easily our best forward in the playoffs.
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