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Buy-Low and Sell-High: Skaters

Introduction

Welcome to Unsustainable - our weekly look at skaters performing at unsustainable levels. Below, you'll find a data table with an emphasis on shooting percentages. What we know, from years and years of data, is that it is unlikely that a player can maintain a shooting percentage that deviates significantly from his career numbers for long amounts of time (which translates to lots of shots).

The aim of this weekly article is to highlight players, that the data suggests, are playing at levels inconsistent with their actual talent. The last column (Dev) measures the deviation from career levels. As a fantasy hockey manager (at least one in a league that emphasizes goal scoring), you could interpret this data as a player's trade value. Today's article will include the requirements that a player has taken at least 40 shots on goal and has a deviation of at least 50% from his career numbers.

PlayerGASS/GP3YS/GPSH%CSH%DEV
Morgan Rielly1023832.72.312.04.8149
Cody Eakin118441.51.625.011.4120
Cody Ceci45421.51.89.54.4115
Ryan Suter419431.42.19.34.5107
Brian Boyle82431.81.918.69.1105
Jeff Skinner2110912.93.423.111.3105
Brad Richardson84491.72.016.38.397
Elias Lindholm1618832.72.119.310.093
Gabriel Landeskog1919882.82.521.611.490
Max Domi1417722.32.119.410.389
Joe Pavelski207892.82.822.512.383
Kyle Clifford50411.52.112.26.782
Tyler Bertuzzi97411.43.022.012.674
David Perron108471.72.121.312.373
T.J. Oshie105422.22.323.813.872
Jakob Silfverberg86521.92.715.49.071
Alex Ovechkin25141163.94.421.612.671
Pontus Aberg106532.02.018.911.170
Carl Soderberg1011652.11.915.49.169
Damon Severson414531.81.67.54.567
Timo Meier1614963.33.616.710.263
Auston Matthews1611583.43.727.617.261
Matt Niskanen410561.92.07.14.560
Patric Hornqvist127773.23.615.69.858
John Klingberg58432.72.211.67.358
Lawson Crouse61451.62.313.38.558
Matthew Tkachuk1320662.12.619.712.656
Jake Virtanen105742.23.213.58.756
Mikael Granlund1120662.22.316.710.756
Alex Tuch1012632.64.215.910.354
Brandon Tanev66441.51.713.68.854
Matt Dumba129913.02.013.28.653
Matt Duchene1222622.12.519.412.753
Nathan MacKinnon20271324.33.715.210.052
Esa Lindell58531.81.69.46.252
Jeff Petry517632.02.47.95.351
Jakub Vrana99521.73.117.311.550
David Savard16421.42.12.45.0-53
Mathew Barzal320592.04.05.110.9-53
Rickard Rakell515872.92.95.712.7-55
Brock McGinn25521.82.03.89.0-57
Oliver Ekman-Larsson214652.22.53.17.4-59
John Moore14501.81.82.04.8-59
Andrew Cogliano25461.42.04.310.6-59
Tyler Bozak38582.02.15.213.4-61
Marc-Edouard Vlasic16541.72.11.94.9-62
Mattias Janmark27421.44.812.6-62
Miles Wood25652.22.43.18.5-64
James Neal33732.43.34.111.8-65
Brendan Perlini24461.62.14.312.4-65
Evan Rodrigues18492.03.22.06.5-69
Kevin Shattenkirk17541.92.71.96.3-70
Erik Karlsson2181063.33.11.96.6-71
Ryan Carpenter16421.42.62.48.2-71
Sami Vatanen111632.42.21.65.6-72
Bryan Rust16421.42.62.49.0-74
Justin Faulk17883.03.31.15.9-81
Duncan Keith013581.82.40.04.3-100
Mikhail Sergachev011541.73.40.04.6-100
Kevin Connauton04441.72.20.06.1-100

Legend

G: Goals

A: Assists

S: Shots on goal

S/GP: Shots on goal per game

3YS/GP: Three-year average shots on goal per game

SH%: 2018-2019 shooting percentage

CSH%: Career shooting percentage

DEV: Deviation from career shooting percentage