Found May 07, 2012 on JibbleScribbits:
Yesterday Mike Chambers of the Denver Post had a write up at the Denver Post on Jan Hejda. I was unimpressed with his analysis.Let's first adress the (very slight) potshot at me:Don’t believe your little league anonymous blogger — plus-minus is hockey’s best overall statistic, Actually let's ignore the potshot and look at the content. You should question what I say. Always. You should be skeptical. Just because I say it, it doesn't make it true. An opinion is worth nothing until it can be backed up. So what's the basis for Mike's opinion that +/- is "hockey's best overall statistic"because it’s how hockey players judge themselvesOh. Well what about the people whose job is actually judging how well hockey players are playing.  Like a coach. Maybe an NHL coach. Maybe a Jack Adams and 2x President's cup winning coach? What would  a person with that kind of pedigree have to say about +/-:"[plus/minus] is not ­really indicative of how a player...

Northwest Athlete Profile: Joe Sakic

NHL Hockey: Burnaby Joe Sakic Born: July 7, 1969 (age 42), Burnaby, BC, CAN Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) Weight: 195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb) Position: Centre Shot: Left Played for: Quebec Nordiques, Colorado Avalanche National team: Canada NHL Draft: 15th overall, 1987, Quebec Nordiques Playing career: 1988–2009 Burnaby Joe Joe Sakic, perhaps one of the classiest players...
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