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12-04-2011, 10:21 AM
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Originally Posted by whuttheeperson View Post
Would you all not agree that there may be varying degrees in quality of scoring chances? For example, the Sedin's play a very patient game and the majority of their chances are of AAA quality. Whereas Booth, who may shoot a lot within the 'home plate' area, has very little chance of converting most of these plays.
You don't use this stat or any stat alone. You combine them with other stats. IN your Booth example, when you combine his scoring chance area stats with his typical 7-8% shooting percentage you know he's going to need all those chances to get his 20-25 goals. Whereas a Daniel Sedin has a career shooting percentage of 12% isn't going to need the same number of chances AND/OR the chances he gets are of higher quality.

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