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09-28-2012, 01:45 PM
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Originally Posted by Canadiens1958 View Post
Then it is up to you to define the worthwhile level and the certain threshold that you conjure up.

As is, the team originating the 6 on 5 situation does so in a fashion to optimize benefits while minimizing risks. NHL teams allow < 30 SOG per game or < 1 every 2 minutes. Giving up an empty net goals requires 1 SOG by the defending team so the offensive team wishes to minimize its risk when playing its 6 best offensive players.
How are average shots per minute relevant here? On 6-5 situations the defending team's shot rate goes down significantly.

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