Thursday, November 10, 2011

Three Blue Jackets somehow land All-Star nominations

In a shocking move, the National Hockey League announced that forwards Rick Nash, R. J. Umberger and Jeff Carter would be placed on the 2012 NHL All-Star Game ballot.

Combined, the trio has 5 goals, 14 assists and 19 points through 14 games.  By comparison:
  • Phil Kessel of the Toronto Maple Leafs has 11 goals, 11 assists and 22 points through 15 games.
  • Claude Giroux of the Philadelphia Flyers has 9 goals, 10 assists and 19 points through 15 games.
  • Nicklas Backstrom of the Washington Capitals has 5 goals, 14 assists and 19 points over 15 games.  

4 comments:

  1. The rules mandate that at least one player from each team needs to make the all star team. Surprised that Umberger is on that list over Prospal.

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  2. That explains one nomination, Coach.

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  3. None of them, especially Umberger, deserve it.

    Umberger signed his big contract and mentally checked out.

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  4. No Clitsome? Dummies.

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