This, in better times, would have stood up as one cracker of a line. Strength. Skill. Size. Everything you could want. These three gents are considered to be premier forwards in the National Hockey League. And now they actually are together — at the bottom of the plus-minus charts. Centre Eric Staal, minus-18, is ranked 696th overall. Dead. Last. Left-winger Rick Nash, minus-12, is tied for 694th. Right-winger Jarome Iginla, minus-10, is tied for 686th.
Captain's minus rating is telling
Calgary Herald | Nov 17