# How do you determine a plus or minus rating in hockey?

If you are on the ice for a goal for it is rated as a +, and if you are on the ice for a goal against it is a -. Thus the higher the + the better. These stats are not kept for goalies and is very indicitive of a defenceman's performance.

A player receives a �plus� if he is on the ice when his team scores an even-strength or shorthanded goal. He receives a �minus� if he is on the ice for an even-strength or shorthanded goal scored by opposing team.

Generally, good defensive hockey players have good +/- ratings (not a lot of goals against are scored on their watch). It depends on what team you're on. On a bad defensive team, or one with a bad goalie, a low minus rating (like -4) might not be that bad. I.e. you're one of the better defensive players on that team. Plus/Minus Rating in HockeyRule 1: If you are playing even strength (5 on 5, 4 on 4, 3 on 3) and your team scores, you get a plus and the team scored upon gets a minus.

Rule 2: If you are playing on the powerplay (more men than the opposing team) and your team gets scored on, (the lesser team scores) your team gets the plus and the powerplay team gets a minus. But if the powerplay team scores, neither team gets a + or a -.

Rule 3: A penalty shot/shoot-out doesn't count for either team for a + or -

### Where do you get a plus minus sheet?

== == Pro Hockey leauges have an official stats person who produces the plus minus numbers, which are released to the sports media, who publish them for the public to read. Plus minus numbers are based on a simple fact, was a player on the ice when his team scored a goal? If yes , he gets a plus point on his stats. was he on the ice when the other team scored on his…

### What are players plus minus points in Pro Hockey?

The plus/minus is simply stating the players on the ice if a goal is scored. For example, if a player is on the ice when their team scores then each of the players of that team on the ice get a plus, conversely, every player on the opposing team gets a minus. So say for instance Mike Green is scores one night and is also on the ice when the opposing team scores a goal…

### What is a positive integer times a negative integer?

negative read this : "MULTIPLICATION: minus times minus is plus (negative x negative = positive).....minus times plus is minus (negative x positive = negative).....plus times plus is plus (positive x positive = positive) DIVISION: minus divi minus is plus (negative ÷ negative = positive)......minus divi plus is minus (negative ÷ positive = negative).....plus divi plus is plus (positive ÷ positive = positive)"

### What does plus minus mean in hockey scoring?

The "plus minus" scoring system is a means of rating the value of each individual player. The plus represents the number of goals your team scores while you are on the ice and minus is the number of goals you get scored against you while you are on the ice. Plus/Minus is a basic way to rate each individual player. In theory, the higher a player's plus/minus score, the better the player. For each player…

### What is plus slash minus in hockey?

The +/- is a symbol for a statistic. It notes what players were on the ice when a goal is scored for that team or against it. A player gets one (1) point in the plus (+) column when he/she is on the ice when a goal is scored for their team and one (1) point in the minus (-) column when he/she is on the ice when a goal is scored against their team.

### The quotient of a negative integer and a positive integer is?

The quotient of a positive integer by a negative is always negative. Say this to yourself a couple times: "MULTIPLICATION: minus times minus is plus (negative x negative = positive).....minus times plus is minus (negative x positive = negative).....plus times plus is plus (positive x positive = positive) DIVISION: minus divi minus is plus (negative ÷ negative = positive)......minus divi plus is minus (negative ÷ positive = negative).....plus divi plus is plus (positive ÷ positive…

### Why is the product of a positive integer and a negative integer a negative integer?

I honestly don't know :D but heres something to help you "MULTIPLICATION: minus times minus is plus (negative x negative = positive).....minus times plus is minus (negative x positive = negative).....plus times plus is plus (positive x positive = positive) DIVISION: minus divi minus is plus (negative ÷ negative = positive)......minus divi plus is minus (negative ÷ positive = negative).....plus divi plus is plus (positive ÷ positive = positive)"

### Do two plus signs make a minus?

In addition and subtraction, if the plus sign is larger than the minus sign, then it's a plus. For example: +10 minus -20 = -10 If the plus sign is smaller than the minus sign, the answer will be a minus. For example: -10 minus + 20 = -10 In multiplication, if you have 2 plus signs, the answer will be a plus sign. If you have 2 minus signs, the answer will be a…

### How are multiplying integers and dividing integers same?

following multiplication integer rules and division rules, you should get: "MULTIPLICATION: minus times minus is plus (negative x negative = positive).....minus times plus is minus (negative x positive = negative).....plus times plus is plus (positive x positive = positive) DIVISION: minus divi minus is plus (negative ÷ negative = positive)......minus divi plus is minus (negative ÷ positive = negative).....plus divi plus is plus (positive ÷ positive = positive)" a division problem is a multiplication problem…