Found January 25, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
I find it interesting to try to try to keep track of the worst regular player in the NHL each season.  I want to see what kind of player keeps himself in the lineup despite not providing anything positive for his team.  Generally the worst regular in the league is either a goon with limited ice time or a hard working but untalented depth player.  Both of these types of players are ones that some coaches will keep in the lineup despite a lack of a positive return on their roster spot.  In December, I picked Chris Thorburn of the Winnipeg Jets for this dishonor.  Thorburn hasn’t played well, but he isn’t the worst player in the league.  He is up to four points (all assists) and sometimes plays in tough defensive situations for the Jets.  My current pick is Brad Staubitz of Minnesota Wild.  Staubitz has appeared in 41 games so far this year.  He has no points.  He plays fewer than seven minutes per game.  He has posted -7 +/- rating which is only better than three teammates with sign...
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