Is it REALLY just the scoring??????
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03-06-2011, 06:28 AM
Join Date: Feb 2006
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sousuffer, the number on saving a quality scoring chance is about 66-75%, depending on how dangerous of a chance it is.
Also, every time a statistician has tried to weigh in the save percentage compared to the number of quality scoring chances a goalie has to face, Lundqvist has consistently ended up among the top goalies.
As you said, it's not important how many shots you allow, it's where and how. We're blocking a ton of shots, great, but that's the perimeter shots that usually only pad a goalie's stats. And when we fail to block it, that perimeter shot can become lethal, from a deflection off our own player or simply screening our goalie.
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