Shot Volume and Save Percentage - March 31, 2015

Welcome to Shot Volume and Save Percentage - our weekly look at shots and saves in the NHL at all strengths (EV, PK, and PP). Make yourself familiar with the acronyms below and then we'll jump into the data. We include four other seasons of data for reference.YEAR - season in which data was observedSV% - save percentage for the leagueEVSV% - save percentage at even-strength for th...

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Fantasy Hockey Podcast: Episode 23

There were five 50-goal scorers in the NHL in the 2005-2006 season. This year, there will only be one. We discuss the impact of officiating on goal production in the early part of this week's episode. We'll walk you through this week's hockey schedule and get you up to speed on all of the latest injury news. Later, you'll find out why the Pittsburgh Penguins are playing with only five defenseme...

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Goalie Usage in Back-to-Back Sets - March 27, 2015

Welcome to Goalie Usage in Back-to-backs - our weekly look at how each NHL team is distributing goalie starts in back-to-back sets.TEAM - NHL teamB2B - total number of back-to-back sets to dateSAME - number of back-to-back sets in which the same goalie was used for both gamesPCT - percentage of back-to-back sets in which the same goalie was used in both gamesAll col...

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Unsustainable - Skaters - March 25, 2015

Welcome to Unsustainable - our weekly look at skaters performing at unsustainable levels. Below, you'll find a data table with an emphasis on shooting percentages. What we know, from years and years of data, is that it is unlikely that a player can maintain a shooting percentage that deviates significantly from his career numbers for long amounts of time (which translates to lots of s...

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Unsustainable - Goalies - March 25, 2015

Welcome to Unsustainable - our weekly look at goalies performing at unsustainable levels. Below, you'll find a data table with an emphasis on save percentages. What we know, from years and years of data, is that it unlikely that a player can maintain a save percentage that deviates significantly from his career numbers.The aim of this weekly article is to highlight players, tha...

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