Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Stat Of The Day

Per, Bruin defenseman Zdeno Chara will make $7.5 million in 2006-07, whereas the Capitals top seven defensemen - Brian Pothier, Shaone Morrisonn, Steve Eminger, Mike Green, Jamie Heward, Bryan Muir and John Erskine - will make a combined $7,067,912.

For the record, Chara has 3 goals, 7 assists and a -5 plus/minus in 14 games for the 5-7-2 Bruins, while the seven Caps listed above have combined for 5 goals, 26 assists and a +13 plus/minus for the 8-5-4 Capitals.

(Hat tip to the folks in this thread)

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

1) That's a great and telling stat! We have said in the past that VERY few, if any defensemen deserve to be paid that kind of money.
2) If we were going to spend 1/4 of our cap on one player in the new NHL it would be for a scoring forward or vezina callibre tender