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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(Winnipeg) - The Winnipeg Jets are pleased to announce they have agreed to terms on a multi-year extension to the current NHL contract of defenceman Toby Enstrom. As per club policy, terms of the extension were not disclosed.
Enstrom, 28, appeared in 62 games last season as an assistant captain with the Jets. He finished the year with 33 points (6G, 27A) and was second in scoring...