Seb146 From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 12115 posts, RR: 14 Posted (10 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 1210 times:
Yes, the Canucks are my boys and I follow hockey like a religion. The only thing I have never understood about the individual stats is the plus/minus rating. How is that a factor? What is used to figure a player's plus/minus rating? Thanks for your help and.....
IHadAPheo From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 6028 posts, RR: 55
Reply 2, posted (10 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 1196 times:
If you are on the ice and your team scores a goal you get a + if you are on the ice and the other team scores you get a minus...
Example if you are on the ice when your team scores 2 goals and on the ice when the other team scores 1 goal you would be a +1
but if you are on the ice when your team scores 1 goal and the other team scores 2 you would be a -1 likewise if the number is the same you would be a +/- 0.
Just add and subtract the numbers at the end of the game and you get your +/- for the game, do the same for the season and you get the +/- for the season, just add/subtract the +/- from each game
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