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01-25-2013, 08:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Afam View Post
What's the limit for a player assist. Let's say seguin passes the puck to Marchand and pass it lucic and lucic passes it to chara to and dougie scores., do all four players get an assist or just the three players.
There are only primary and secondary assists.

They are cleared as soon as the opponent touches the puck. The puck hitting the goalie or a body in front doesn't count as clearing that though which is how Dougie was able to get the assist for the Thornton goal.

You'll only ever see 2 assists maximum per goal. Sometimes you'll see one, sometimes you'll see "unassisted".

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