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07-04-2013, 10:35 AM
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What's the formula for the adjustment stats?
In order to account for different schedule lengths, roster sizes, and scoring environments, Hockey Reference adjusts goals, assists and points. They are adjusted to an 82-game schedule with a maximum roster size of 18 skaters and league averages of 6 goals per game and 1.67 assists per goal. This was the scoring environment in the 1970s.

Hockey Reference provides a nice example using Gordie Howe's career year in 1952-53. You can see the math here.

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