Also Pickard was very average. Unlike the first Marlies game were he was absolutely sensational. Owuya made some pretty stellar saves for the Marlies.
I watched the highlights a minute ago. Highlights never tell the whole story but Pickard was at least better than the stats indicated. When I listened to the game yesterday, I thought he was absolutely terrible but I have to give the Marlies some credit here.
it would be ridiculous if the sport was basketball and dual assists weren't counted. but a primary and secondary is a legit term to use.
the primary assist is like a save, the secondary is like a hold in baseball.
I don't know crap about basketball and I freely admit that but trust me, primary and secondary assists in hockey are terms that mean absolutely nothing (less than +/-) and IF it DID, you can bet that you'd be able to get the primary/secondary assists stats from TSN.ca and NHL.com. You can't because it's a worthless, meaningless stat because it implies that secondary assists are somehow 'less' valuable than primary ones.
I've shown why in my example but you can believe whatever you want to believe.
For me, labeling 'primary/secondary' assists is as ludicrous as that glowing puck thing they tried FOX about 15 years ago.