C/RW Burmistrov; 1st Round, 2010 (I promise this is the last thread)
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11-27-2012, 02:28 PM
Join Date: Jun 2012
Originally Posted by
Truck and Garret these are helpful posts and its always good to work through the numbers. I am still on the Burmi bandwagon as well.
Poor puck luck happens. Hockey is a funny game that way. Maybe some of it is self imposed, but some of it is just bad luck.
We all remember what happened to Wheeler last year and I was preaching patience with him too.
. His shooting % was
The fact that Bryan Little started the season with 15 goaless games (and 2 goals in the first 19 games) didn't help his assist numbers either. Wheeler had
.39 A / game
through the first 18 games, he had
.65 assists per game
the rest of the way,
.58 A / game
over the whole season.
Wheeler finished the year with
His shooting % flipped to
the rest of the year and finished the season at
(a career low).
It also happened to Eric Staal. Staal had
s and was -17 through
last year, this was despite putting
on net (
He still managed to finish with
. Staal scored
on his next
(shooting % of
). His season end shooting % was
which was still a career low, but it rebounded.
The bad luck will come to an end. Well, unless your name is Eric Fehr or Scott Gomez.
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