. . . then here are some stats you may wish to contemplate.
- In 2006-2007, R.J. Umberger at minus-32 had the lowest plus/minus rating in the league. This year he and Randy Jones are tied for first in that area with plus-9.
- Second worst plus/minus rating in the NHL last year: then-Edmonton Oiler Joffrey Lupul (minus-29) What a difference a year makes!
- People often talk about defense... Read More »
It's no secret that winning is the gold standard by which hockey teams are judged. Winning ensures jobs and bigger contracts for players, coaches, and management; winning builds the fan support and, in turn, the ticket revenue that drive the business of sports. Teams that don't play to win are running on borrowed time.
This fundamental concept makes Michel Therrien's comments to the press fol... Read More »