Found April 01, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
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Filip Kuba of the Ottawa Senators is posting a +28 +/- rating so far this season.  This is the highest +/- for any player who is not a member of the Boston Bruins.  Last season he posted a -26 +/- rating.  There were five worse players in the league by raw +/-.  Since Kuba played only 64 games in 2010/11, he had the worst +/- on a per game basis in the league.  We are seeing a significant improvement in +/- from Filip Kuba.  Does this show a considerable improvement in his play? +/- ratings are significantly influenced by the team for which a player plays.  The Ottawa Senators are significantly better this year than they were last year.  Last year Ottawa was one of the worst teams in the NHL and had the worst +/- in the East Conference.  This year they are a probable playoff team who has scored more goals than they have allowed.  A significant portion of Kuba’s +/- improvement is from team improvement. Continue reading "+/- Turnaround"
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