On-ice Shooting percentage - luck or skill?
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08-15-2012, 02:58 PM
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Many of the commentors seem to either have not read the OP or misunderstand what on-ice shooting% is. On-ice shooting% is not the same as shooting%. On-ice shooting% is his teams' shooting% while he is on the ice, not just the players'.
So if my team takes 10 shots in a game and scored on 2 of them, my on-ice shooting% for that game is 20%, regardless of how many of those shots or goals were scored by me.
Semi-related to the above, LOL @ Jeff Schultz being carried towards the top of that list.
Exactly and the theory would be that Crosby's on ice shooting pct is so high because of his playmaking abilities. His ability means easier goals for other guys on the ice with him.
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