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The Noon Number: Pump Down the Volume

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A look at why save percentage only tells you so much...

Bruce Bennett

.915 - The Capitals' all-situation save percentage on the season, good for seventh in the League and virtually tied with San Jose, St. Louis and Columbus (two of the League's top-five teams and a third that's almost certainly going to edge out the Caps for a final playoff spot). The big difference? Shot volume, of course - St. Louis and San Jose are among the League's best teams in terms of shots allowed (driven by and helping their possession numbers).

S/t @AGretz on the inspiration