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03-18-2011, 06:59 PM
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Originally Posted by pgreene View Post
ok, i think the guy for the post/russian machine site who does all the stats is annoying as hell--hockey is just not a stats game--but how can a team have more scoring chances than it has shots? don't you have to have a shot in order to have a chance to score?

i mean, in the absence of a goalie pulled own-goal or something.

Hitting the post isnt counted as a SOG. i would say hitting the post should be a scoring chance.

but anyways i tend to agree, statgeeks who try to make hockey a SABR game like baseball really show they are more of fanboys then anything.

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