Scott Clemmensen vs. Marc-Andre Fleury

Jan 28, 2009

Pittsburgh’s Marc-Andre Fleury is owned in 98% of Yahoo and 100% of ESPN leagues.  Meanwhile, New Jersey’s Scott Clemmensen is owned in  69% of Yahoo and 68.4% of ESPN leagues.  I understand that Pittsburgh made it to the Stanley Cup last year and have a couple of the NHL’s most dynamic players in Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin.  They aren’t a good team though.  They currently occupy the 10th seed in the Eastern Conference with 50 points, meaning if the season ended today they wouldn’t make the Stanley Cup playoffs.  Meanwhile, New Jersey is third in the Eastern Conference with 63 points.  Scott Clemmensen is a big reason why.

Let’s take a look at the numbers:

Season Totals
Fleury:  15-12-2, 2.81 GAA, .910 Save Percentage
Clemmensen:  20-91-, 2.25 GAA, .923 Save Percentage

Clearly Clemmensen is playing superior hockey.

Last Month Totals
Fleury:  4-6-0, 2.72 GAA, .913 Save Percentage
Clemmensen:  8-4-0, 2.41 GAA, .921 Save Percentage

Clemmensen has widened the gap even more over the past month.  Currently, he’s riding a five game winning streak in which he has a 1.6 GAA and a .945 Save Percentage.

Martin Brodeur should be back in a month or so, but maybe it’s time to get Clemmensen on your squad until Brodeur is back in full swing.

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2 Responses so far | Have Your Say!

  1. Crazy Canton Cuts
    January 29th, 2009 at 3:32 am #

    2 great players

    looks like both are worth owning

  2. LestersLegends
    January 29th, 2009 at 8:25 am #

    You’re right, but if you own both of them, i’d start clemmensen if you only had one option (depending on matchup of course)

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