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01-30-2012, 05:35 AM
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Originally Posted by Tawnos View Post
There is truth to what you're saying. However, the opposite is completely ignored as well. If you are going to say that Richards goal-scoring should come down based on his own historical numbers, doesn't that mean that his assists should increase? And shouldn't Dubinsky's shooting percentage progress towards his mean as well? My problem with that article is that it doesn't account for the potential positive averaging that could happen while solely focusing on the negative averaging that could happen.
Yes, I totally agree.

I'd also be more suspicious of Lundqvist keeping up his stats if there wasn't precedent for goalies playing great and having great stats all season and I think him going without a prolonged slump this season has more to do with him playing fewer games and the team playing more consistently in front of him, not just some random luck factor

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