Goalie pad thigh rise reduction, save percentage higher than last season
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10-17-2013, 10:09 AM
Join Date: Aug 2012
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I saw this today online and I couldn't help but point this out to my fellow fans.
Rk Season Lg GP G PP PPO PP% PK% SA SV SV% GAA
1 2013-14 NHL 93 2.80 0.74 3.64 20.24 79.76 30.4 27.8
2 2012-13 NHL 720 2.74 0.61 3.34 18.28 81.72 29.0 26.5
The save percentage this season so far has been higher than that of last season's totals.
As a goalie myself who has had to argue with those people who complain about goalie gear sizing, I am so happy to see this.
This means nothing until you only look at 5v5 SV%. Are the penalties being called the same, giving the same % of 4v5 and 3v5 time? That has a significant effect on total SV%.
My quick look at 5v5 SV% (not a true look as I am averaging the SV% of each goaltender, not summing the total shots and goals)
2013 - 92.05%
2012 - 92.70%
I would say these are basically equal.
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