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Alex Edler Has The Worst Adjusted +/-

Yesterday I posted the worst 20 players in the 2013/14 season by adjusted +/-.  Leading this list was Alexander Edler of the Vancouver Canucks.  He posted a -35.4 rating.  This was further from the zero point than Matt Niskanen who led the league with +30.8.  That is a remarkable and rare achievement.  Usually struggling players who have poor puck possession do not get enough...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Does Jim Benning to Vancouver reopen the trade of Alexander Edler to Boston?

Of the areas for the Boston Bruins that needs fixing this off-season, maybe chief among them is a retooling of a defensive unit that broke down versus the speedy and agile Montreal Canadiens in round two of the Stanley Cup playoffs.Many point to the fact that the Bruins did not have enough speed or puck-moving ability on the blue-line to maintain a level of sustainability for the...
Via BruinsLife
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Sweden's Edler to serve one more game on international ban

It's the gift that keeps on giving - well, not so much a gift as a protracted punishment.In late July, the International Ice Hockey Federation Disciplinary Committee ruled that Vancouver Canucks' defenseman Alexander Edler was to serve a suspension of four games in international play stemming from a nasty hit he laid on Canada's Eric Staal in last year's World...
Via Sports Injury Alert
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Vancouver Canucks Defenseman Alexander Edler Suspended for First Two Games of 2014 Winter Olympics

The 2014 Winter Olympics are months away, but Sweden is already down a man. Vancouver Canucks defenseman Alexander Edler will miss the first two games of the Sochi Games after being suspended by the International Ice Hockey Federation, according to News 1130. The suspension is a carryover from the 2012 World Hockey Championship when Edler was suspended two games for a knee-on-knee...
Via NESN.com
July 29, 2013  |  Discuss
KEEP ON TRUCKIN'

Alex Edler demolishes goalie Mike Smith

Vancouver Canucks defenseman Alex Edler ran over Phoenix Coyotes goalie Mike Smith behind the Coyotes net during the second period of Thursday night's game at the Jobing.com Arena, igniting a brawl between the two teams. Edler skated full speed behind the Coyotes net to chase the puck. When Smith got to it first, Edler made no attempt to slow down or get the puck and simply...
Via Holdout Sports
March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Vancouver Canucks ink Alex Edler to 6-year, $30 million contract extension

Talk about bang for your ubck, from TSN: The Vancouver Canucks have signed defenceman Alexander Edler to a six-year contract extension worth a total of $30 million. Appearing in all 82 games with the Canucks last season, Edler scored 11 goals and added 38 assists, tying him for sixth amongst NHL defenceman in points. Edler is entering the fourth season of a four-year...
Via Kukla's Korner
January 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Future Forecast: A look ahead at the Canucks Alex Edler

Vancouver’s UFA’s in 2013 – Part 1 It’s going to be a long summer. So over the course of it I’ll be taking a look at some of Vancouver’s players who have contracts set to expire in the summer of 2013. We’ll examine the pros and cons of each player, determine their career potential and where that potential fits in with the Canucks. Name: Alexander Edler Contract Expires...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
July 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Five Ways Alex Edler’s Goal Affected the Vancouver Canucks

“Alex Edler, My Goodness…” This article was written immediately following the Minnesota Wild game, so to start, please allow me to say that that was embarrassing. I was originally hesitant to write on this topic following Saturday’s game because one might jump to the conclusion that Alex Edler‘s Goal of the Year Candidate was a positive thing. Au contraire mon frère et...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
March 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Blue Line Big Man: Vancouver Canucks Alex Edler under the spotlight

Canucks blogger Steve Lee brings us a good piece on the Vancouver Canucks today. Alexander Edler is under the spotlight for the Canucks, who points out there is no doubt that the Swedish defender would rather have his name etched on Lord Stanley's cup than a couple of extra bucks.
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
November 22, 2011  |  Discuss

The Education of Vancouver Canucks D-Man Alexander Edler

Vancouver Canucks hockey blogger looks indepth at the play of defenseman Alexander Edler. The early reviews look good. Following the road game in LA, Edler has scored an impressive 16 points in 16 games and is currently tied for first place in NHL defensemen scoring alongside Marc-Andre Bergeron of the Lightning.
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
November 11, 2011  |  Discuss
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