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12-20-2012, 08:57 AM
Mike Farkas
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Originally Posted by Canadiens1958 View Post
Teams do have metrics for shot quality, taken and allowed. The defensive and offensive zones are divided into sub zones. Provenance of each shot is defined and quality is evaluated. The actual sub zone definitions vary from team to team as is the quality. Midget AAA and major junior teams do the same. Teams will not share this internal data.

The Journal de Montreal offers glimpses at this metric in their next day reports for the past few seasons.

Also interested readers can get glimpses of the metric by looking at the shoot-out data for shooters and goalies available via the stat package at .
Oh I don't doubt that teams have access to their own information regarding this, however, like you said, they keep it. None of us have a backup goalie with a clipboard at our disposal. So we're left to guess. Or worse, just take the stats at face value.

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