Tuesday, November 07, 2006

Derian Hatcher watch: Game 14

Another game, another -2 in that pesky plus-minus column.

Philadelphia Flyers defenceman Derian Hatcher remains pointless despite playing 23:28 per game, and his plus-minus rating is still on pace (-100) to outrank the all-time record (-82).

Last night in the news:
...the Leafs scored their only goal of the period when Bates Battaglia showed the fragility of the Flyers' defence. With towering Derian Hatcher standing and watching him, Battaglia went behind the Flyers' goal, grabbed the puck, moved to the front, spun around and put a shot past Niittymaki.

6 Comments:

At 2:37 PM, November 07, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

That might have been the saddest thing I will see this season. Poor Derian did all he could do and Bates still had a pretty easy time getting his shot off.

When will the Flyers just give up on him?

 
At 2:57 PM, November 07, 2006, Blogger Doogie said...

Tiger would be proud. Woods, that is, not Williams.

 
At 3:01 PM, November 07, 2006, Blogger Matt said...

You've inspired me.

 
At 3:41 PM, November 07, 2006, Blogger Black Dog Hates Skunks said...

Oh, could it get any better?

My dream - to see that punk Hatcher riding the buses in some Texas bushleague.

Should cut him some slack I guess - I mean it was Bates Battaglia after all!

 
At 4:37 PM, November 07, 2006, Blogger BlackCapricorn said...

This is perhaps the funniest/sdaest thing I have read about hockey today. Yeaah James- keep it up!

 
At 4:54 PM, November 08, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Derian Hatcher has sucked bone for all of his career. Glad to see people are finally waking up to that.

He's the most overrated athlete in the history of sports, except for David Beckham.

 

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