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Random statistics so far this season:


I've been working too hard. Needed something mindless to do, so I was poking around the NHL statistics area:

TEAM STATS:

Only 4 teams have more than 3 game misconducts. PHI: 4, BOS: 7 and the top two? You guessed it: PIT: 9, NYI: 11

MOST DISCIPLINED: Nashville: 8.8 PIM/game (FLA has the least # of total penalties)

LEAST DISCIPLINED: PIT. 17.8 PIM/G, 1265 PIM's, 432 total penalties, 71 majors, 33 minors (#1 in ALL of these categories),

REVENGE FACTOR: Caps are anked LAST in goals for: 1st period. Also ranked #1 in goals AGAINST in the 3rd period (only 48 allowed). Good for  #1 in winning % when trailing after 1st (51.2%)

BIG SHOOTERS: SJS: Most shots per game (34.2). Wild has the least (26.0)

STINGY SOB's:NJD  Least shots against per game (26.3).

WTF STAT: Most shots against per game: BOS (33.3). Yet they're 3rd in goals against with 2.3. A lot of people say that a goalie shouldn't be MVP unless they're the only reason his team makes the playoffs, but with numbers like that, would anyone really be that surprised if Thomas won it?

PLAYER STATS:

WORKHORSE: Most faceoffs taken: Eric Staal (1514). That's 21.67 per game! His FO% is only 47.2 though.

BIGGEST @$$#OLe: Most PIM's: Zenon Konopka  (NYI) (243, WAYYYY far in the lead: Ott is next with 183)

MR. TOUGH GUY: Most Majors: George Parros (ANA) (23)

TRASHIEST PLAYER: Most Game Misconducts: You guessed it again: Trevor Gillies  (NYI) with 3.

... I wish I could easily get the most PIM's per game for individuals :)

Most shots:
1 Ovechkin: 332 (Last season he led with 368. He needs 3.6 s/g for the next 10  games to beat this
2 Byfuglien 303 (last season: 211 in 82 games).
3 Kessel 293

Most TOI/G (1. Duncan keith 26:52, 2. Dan Boyle 26:40, 3.  Bouwmeester 25:55)

Most TOI/G for forwards (50. Kovalchuk 22:23, 59. Eric Staal 22:07, 66. Crosby 21:55)

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