Found November 07, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
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In case anybody was wondering, Zdeno Chara detests the idea that he’s a minus player one month into the season. The debate can go on until the cows come home about the reasons why he's a minus player, and the overall merits of the plus/minus stat, but the Bruins captain is a minus-1 for the season after 14 games. To put that in perspective, Chara was a plus-80 over the last three years with identical plus-33 marks in each of his last two full NHL seasons in 2010-11 and 2011-12. “It bothers me,” said Chara. “I don’t like to be a minus player, and I hate to be in that column. For sure it’s part of the game that I’m looking to improve, so we have to go for it. I’m not sure if I could pinpoint one thing. When it’s just a minus-1, you’re not playing terribly badly. "But I think we think we’re all better [players] than we are in plus/minus. We just need to find a way to score more goals, and prevent other teams from scoring more. Sometimes you end up on the ice when you score...
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