Originally written on Kukla's Korner  |  Last updated 11/15/14

DENVER - OCTOBER 03: Daniel Sedin #22 of the Vancouver Canucks takes a shot against the Colorado Avalanche during NHL action at the Pepsi Center on October 3, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. The Avalanche defeated the Canucks 3-0. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
I posted the top 20 players by their adjusted Corsi rate in 2011/12.  Daniel Sedin of the Vancouver Canucks leads the league with +22.5 Corsi events per 60 minutes of even strength play.  This is a four point lead over anyone else in the league.  This shows that Sedin had the largest difference between the puck possession of his team when he was on the ice when compared to when he is not on the ice.  This is clearly a sign that Daniel Sedin is a very good NHL player.  It also highlights the difference between the situations when Sedin was on the ice when compared to when he was not on the ice.  Sedin led the league in offensive zone starts in 2011/12.  This means that he was on the ice for more offensive faceoffs (minus defensive ones) than anyone else in the league.  It is easier to attempt a shot on goal and to prevent a shot on goal when you start your shifts in the offensive zone.  Continue reading "Daniel Sedin Has The Top Corsi Rate"
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