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09-28-2012, 03:40 PM
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Iain Fyffe
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Originally Posted by Feed Me A Stray Cat View Post
How are average shots per minute relevant here? On 6-5 situations the defending team's shot rate goes down significantly.
Spot on, and the other important consideration is the cost/benefit. Allowing a goal, when you're already down with little time left, has a small marginal cost. That's why pulling the goalie makes sense at all.

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