Thread: OT: Jason Garrison
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02-21-2013, 09:37 PM
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Originally Posted by cc View Post
not that I totally disagree with those advanced stats, but how much of that is due to the fact that Edler is on the first unit power play and Bieksa is on the first unit PK? Bieksa gets the most ice time and I see him against the top line fairly often. I see Edler out with Sedins who generate a lot more chances than any other line.

I think advanced stats can be really twisted around to suit your argument. That being said, I think the defense has been atrocious across the board with maybe the exception of Ballard and Tanev.
The stats are ES only. Bieksa doesn't play top lines going by ice-time of who he has faced this season. Edler and Hamhuis have been the top shutdown pairing this season. Prior to that it was Edler and Garrison being the shutdown pairing.

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