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11-07-2012, 01:04 AM
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Originally Posted by tarheelhockey View Post
You could do that if you believe that the G:A stat is a flawless predictor of how good a player is at skating, shooting and passing.
I don't think anyone thinks that. but it does tell us with reasonable reliability how much of a shooter, passer, or balanced scorer they are. My point is that most players could be passed off as balanced scorers if one was so inclined, leaving only the 10% at each fringe being described as "goals biased" or "assists biased" - basically I was saying it was a somewhat empty statement.

I was gullible enough to look this up.

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