Yesterday I posted the worst players by team adjusted Corsi rating. There were two players who are runaway leaders. They are Manny Malhotra of Vancouver who posts a -335.2 team adjusted Corsi and Jim Slater of Winnipeg who posts a -333.8 adjusted Corsi. These two players are more than 50 points worse than any other in the league. Manny Malhotra is a far more excusable. Just as Malhotra is the worst when Corsi is expressed as a rate stat this is due to the fact that he had more defensive zone starts than anyone in history and that will negatively affect his Corsi. I will adjust these Corsi ratings for zone starts in a while in order to take that into account.
That leaves Jim Slater as the worst puck possession player by this statistic.
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