The Carey Price Discussion Thread
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03-28-2013, 06:34 PM
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For winning percentage vs team winning percentage, I don't think anything has changed. It applies to 70's teams and 2010's teams. It takes for granted that your #1 goalie should have a better winning % than the team.
I understand that a backup would face lesser quality teams, but it's not always how backups are used. Also there's the backup effect where the team feels the need to play better to compensate.
I found it interesting and worth a thought or two at least. But you are probably right that the stat can't be used in any meaningful ways.
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