Originally posted on All Things Avs  |  Last updated 12/29/11
We wrote about Avalanche defenseman Kyle Quincey in today’s paper. You can read it here. The chart didn’t make it in, so I’ll post it here. It might help you form an opinion (I see both sides): Q-FACTOR Based on average ice time and offensive production, Kyle Quincey is the Avalanche’s most valuable defenseman. Yet, the 26-year-old was a healthy scratch the last four games, after missing two because of injury. The Avs are carrying eight defensemen. A look at their statistics: Player GP G A Pts +/- Avg.-min Kyle Quincey 32 3 14 17 -1 22:42 Erik Johnson 33 1 13 14 -12 21:51 *Ryan Wilson 28 1 13 14 5 17:47 Jan Hejda 38 4 8 13 -13 20:30 Shane O’Brien 38 1 11 12 -4 19:39 Stefan Elliott 16 3 4 7 E 17:36 Ryan O’Byrne 38 1 4 5 E 17:40 Matt Hunwick 10 0 1 1 -2 14:30 *Injured Keep tabs with Mike Chambers on Twitter: @MChambersDP
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