D Seth Jones - Portland Winterhawks (2013 Draft)
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12-09-2012, 09:18 PM
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Not really, because it's possible that the coach is using that player in a more offensive role. If he has a pairing that he always sends out for defensive zone faceoffs, a pairing that is used in a more balanced method and then an offensive pairing, the offensive pairing will have a better +/- even if the shutdown pairing is providing a larger swing goals differential.
Exactly 1st pairing defensive matchups against the other teams top line matters so while plus/minus isn't a great stat on it's own, it can be use full along with other information.
Seth Jones is a dominating force on the back end and I expect him to have a great WJC.
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