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02-09-2012, 03:24 PM
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Originally Posted by Damaged Goods View Post
It's more than "tricky." These on ice shooting % and save % stats are like picking names out of a hat. You need gigantic sample sizes to have significance and make inferences (I'm talking thousands of shots). In the context of this conversation, they are more like trivia than evidence.
I think sv% can be used if the sample sizes are closer to one another. An example is Carle and Timonen. They average about the same amount of time, but Timonen faces harder competition while having a higher sv%.

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