Found July 07, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
A couple weeks ago I posted the worst 20 players in 2011/12 by their Corsi rating.  Worst on the list was Nick Schultz who split the year between the Minnesota Wild and the Edmonton Oilers and posted a -367 Corsi rating.  When Schultz was on the ice in 5 on 5 situations, his opponents were in control of the puck and had 367 more attempted shots on goal than his team.  Schultz is a defensive defenceman with little offensive ability.  He posted only seven points all season.  He played on poor teams.  He played in defensive situations with a significant number of defensive zone starts.  This is the perfect situation for a player with limited ability to post a bad Corsi rating.  Continue reading "Nick Schultz Has The Worst Raw Corsi"

Richard Cloutier: Petry Sittin' Purty; Dubey is Scooby

On Thursday, Oilers GM Steve Tambellini locked up two key players when he re-signed goaltender Devan Dubnyk and defenseman Jeff Petry to two-year deals. Set Dubnyk's cap hit to $3.5mil per season, and Petry at $1.75mil per. Good deals? Not bad. I think it's an overpayment for Dubnyk, but at least the signing clears up any confusion that could exist as to what the plan...
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