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12-14-2012, 01:03 AM
Jason MacIsaac
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Originally Posted by overpass View Post
The OP used Andre Racicot as an example. Obviously this concept should have an historical application. It's very relevant that shooting percentages of teams differ.

Also the fact that team shooting percentages currently lie within a fairly narrow band is specific to today's NHL and is not a fundamental hockey truth. Why limit the metric based on conditions that could change at any time?
I don't believe with a stricter cap that it will change. If anything that band will become narrower. There maybe an outlier some year of a perfect cap team but moving forward I don't believe team sh% is a skill we should focus on. This is especially true comparing goaltenders from previous eras to post cap era.

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