Found March 28, 2012 on Rob The Hockey Guy:
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Over the last couple of months, as Daniel and Henrik Sedin have gone into slumps (coupled with the NHL’s return to the dead puck era), there has been a lot of scuttlebutt among Canucks fans about who the team’s MVP is. Roberto Luongo has been a popular choice of late (despite the fact that his backup has better numbers). I’ve heard a lot of names, but I haven’t heard a lot of Dan Hamhuis, the real MVP this season. Hamhuis is rarely named as one of the three stars in a game and he generates few headlines, but he has been the team’s most valuable player this season. Alex Edler got to go to the All-Star Game and Kevin Bieksa is more well known, but Dan Hamhuis is the straw that stirs the drink on the Canucks blueline. In case you need convincing, consider that Hamhuis leads all Canucks players in plus-minus, at +23. Plus-minus can be a deceiving stat, but not when you play against the other teams’ best players all the time like Hamhuis does. Hamhuis is also way ahead of every other de...
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