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09-02-2011, 09:51 PM
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Originally Posted by jarek View Post
All it says is how accurate he was as a shooter. If a guy who played 400+ NHL games has double the PP goals of another guy, amounting to an absolute value of 20 extra goals, that.. is almost insignificant in the grand scheme of things. That MIGHT, MIGHT amount to 2 extra goals per season..
Their shooting percentages are 7.0 and 7.4% for their careers.

Since these comparisons are in an all time sense, and the guy playing in a lower scoring period of time has a bunch more powerplay goals than the guy being sold as having the capability to run an entire powerplay.. I think that is pretty significant even if PP goals don't tell the whole story with regards to powerplay effectiveness.

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