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01-24-2013, 11:16 AM
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Originally Posted by iPunch View Post
Much more fiction than fact to that. Take a look at the top goal scoring defensemen and their shooting % from last season. He hits the net with the same frequency as all the other successful dmen with heavy slapshots.

Chara, Pieterangelo, J. Johnson, Byfuglien, Phaneuf - all very similar. Well... except their fanbases aren't all over them anytime they shoot.
Shots that miss the net aren't counted towards shooting percentage. I obviously haven't sat down and counted them, but is seems like Dion misses the net a lot more than your average d-man.

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