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02-04-2013, 02:26 PM
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Originally Posted by Anton Skinner View Post
ok so not really news but I was scanning through the NHL stats and it seems our captain is tied for 4th in the league for both goals scored and +/-. he (6g), Skinner (5g), and Daniel Winnik (5g) are the only ones in the top 40 who have played less than 8 games. granted its not October, but best start he's had in a while?

another note.....we have 5 skaters (Staal, McBain, Pitkanen, Tlusty, Semin) in the top 30 in +/-. By comparison, TB has 3, Chicago has 3, Colorado has 3, SJ has one else has more than 3 players in the top 30 for +/-. now, that suspiciously looks like our top line + top pairing, except for McBain. Looking for Faulk, he is at Even while Joni sits at a does that happen? I though those 2 had been paired together since the first game (with special teams being the exception mostly). McBain is at a +3 even. Maybe i missed something, but im confused how those 2 can be so apart considering they have been on the ice together for the most part
For the past few games it's been Pitkanen-McBain and Gleason-Faulk. Those also happen to be the games in which the Hurricanes have actually started scoring (even-strength) goals, as compared to the initial fail involved when we had Pitkanen and Faulk together to start the season and scored a whopping two goals in two games.

Also, Daniel Winnik.

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