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03-22-2013, 12:43 AM
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Originally Posted by Ohashi_Jouzu View Post
Statistically? Yes. In real life, to those watching the games? No. There is a vast difference between Plekanec's 50.1% and Desharnais' 48.2%. It's almost a chasmic divide in talent/ability from visual inspection that has only manifest itself by 1.9% statistically because of who they have faced for their respective faceoffs, on top of the where and when factors. And the same is true of everyone else at the top of the faceoff leader board statistics, and why their narrow divide between them and the guys on the page 2 is still relevant with context.
The 1.9% "chasmic divide" is smaller than the statistical noise.

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