Acq/ Rost. Bldg./ Cap Part XVIII
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02-22-2013, 03:50 PM
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Does that take into account the quality of shots teams were able to get against us in BBhockey vs Hunterhockey?
No but my data earlier was for the entire playoff season. Just looking at Varlamov's numbers against the Pens and Holtby's against the Rangers the Holtby's GAA goes down to a 1.90 with a .929 save % while Varlamov's GAA balloons to 3.74 with a .898 save percentage.
Of course Varlamov faced some tougher chances but he also had the luxury of playing behind a team that actually tried to and succeeded in scoring goals, witness Fleury's 3.01 GAA and .878 save percentage in the same series.
I'll take a series where the play of my team actually matters compared to a coin flip any time. If you prefer coin flips then have at it...
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