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Crashing the Crease: How Many Wins Does a Low Save Percentage Cost?

At the time of my last article, I had a thought about save percentage. We often harp on it, but very rarely do we think of it in practical, dollars-and-cents terms. If a goalie A has a .900 save percentage and goalie B has a .910, for example, what does that tell you aside from goalie B is stopping more shots? A simple way to look at it is that goalie A will let up ten out of every 100 shots he sees, while goalie B only lets up nine. Big deal, right? Prompted by Eric T.’s article over at …

Five Reasons I Love the Flyers: Teemu H

Teemu H writes for the Flyers blog, Broad Street Hockey. You may know him as Euroflyers on Twitter. He lives in Finland and is a diehard Flyers fan. He has offered up his five reasons why he loves the Flyers. 1. Style The world is full of boring teams. Either teams that trust in air-tight defense, goaltending, both, or clogging the neutral zone. Teams that don’t possess enough skill to play an offensively oriented game, or teams that have a coach who doesn’t give his players the permission to use those skills. The Flyers are not a boring team. They …