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Buy-Low and Sell-High: Skaters

December 1, 2021   Left Wing Lock Staff   0 Comments


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 25 shots on goal and has a deviation of at least 50% from his career numbers.

Jared McCann104342.02.329.410.6179
Filip Forsberg105312.44.132.312.5158
Jesperi Kotkaniemi62251.
Ben Chiarot41421.
Sean Kuraly32261.31.911.55.5109
Troy Terry1410512.32.027.513.1109
Marcus Foligno96341.51.426.513.0104
Luke Glendening53271.41.418.59.1104
Anthony Duclair98351.82.625.713.097
Alex Killorn811351.72.022.911.894
Erik Karlsson48322.
Kevin Shattenkirk511452.
Andreas Johnsson99351.82.025.713.591
Dylan Larkin109562.93.717.99.589
Torey Krug37342.
Brandon Tanev85391.81.720.511.381
Vladislav Namestnikov75301.31.623.312.981
Dmitry Orlov410351.51.511.46.381
Sam Carrick41251.77.616.08.980
Tage Thompson106642.
Boone Jenner104562.82.517.99.980
Cale Makar911483.02.818.810.677
Chris Kreider153603.02.625.014.474
Jonathan Marchessault95483.03.518.810.873
Roman Josi713653.03.510.86.468
Brock Nelson92402.72.322.513.567
Isac Lundestrom57281.21.717.910.767
John Carlson517482.12.610.46.366
Ryan Hartman126743.41.716.29.866
Ryan Johansen612331.51.618.211.065
Jordan Eberle115502.32.422.013.365
Brandon Hagel72351.91.920.012.363
Leon Draisaitl2020703.53.028.617.761
Tom Wilson815441.92.418.211.460
Mats Zuccarello610332.12.418.211.559
Carl Grundstrom51271.91.718.511.956
Joel Eriksson Ek94592.
Milan Lucic62291.31.220.713.455
Cam Fowler410421.
Adam Fox417412.
Alexandre Texier63392.02.215.410.153
Alex Ovechkin1918984.34.619.412.951
Scott Laughton42271.41.814.89.950
Jake Evans42291.51.413.89.250
Conor Sheary54261.41.819.212.850
Nico Hischier211371.93.15.410.8-50
Dominik Kubalik34452.12.66.714.0-52
John Marino18311.
Nick Bonino20341.51.55.912.3-52
P.K. Subban18361.
Bryan Rust27352.92.85.712.5-54
Dillon Dube27482.
Dustin Brown35683.
Sean Monahan28311.42.56.514.4-55
Pierre Engvall25482.
Jordan Staal26412.02.54.911.3-57
Derek Grant14261.
Evgeny Svechnikov16311.
Jason Dickinson12281.
Elias Pettersson47612.72.86.616.0-59
Oliver Ekman-Larsson22683.
Mark Scheifele26322.02.46.315.8-60
Jakob Chychrun25743.
James van Riemsdyk24422.12.64.811.9-60
Tyler Ennis18251.
Kevin Fiala312743.
Cole Caufield12322.
Kris Letang111442.
Ross Colton23442.12.94.612.2-63
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins218472.42.74.311.7-64
Jean-Gabriel Pageau13251.
Jakub Voracek117351.
Trevor Moore11391.
Erik Haula12291.63.23.512.1-71
Tim Stuetzle17402.
Brent Burns111552.
Joel Armia13451.
Jakob Silfverberg19412.
Alexander Radulov18351.83.82.913.2-78
Kyle Palmieri16422.52.82.412.2-80
Eeli Tolvanen15592.72.31.710.1-83
Ryan Getzlaf119552.42.11.811.2-84
Jonathan Toews09371.
Esa Lindell05472.
Travis Sanheim03311.
Carl Hagelin03281.
Jeff Petry02371.
Marco Scandella04311.
Mattias Ekholm03371.
MacKenzie Weegar012391.
Keith Yandle05351.
Zach Parise03311.
Alexander Edler08321.
Darnell Nurse011533.
John Klingberg07261.
Jaccob Slavin010432.
Blake Wheeler07392.
Tyler Myers06341.
Joonas Donskoi010291.
Matt Grzelcyk03402.
Michael McLeod03271.
Loui Eriksson03251.
Thomas Chabot08482.
Mark Pysyk04271.
Nick Ritchie04361.
Danny DeKeyser02281.
Gustav Forsling012442.1NA0.04.0-100
Philipp Kurashev05301.


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%: 2021-2022 shooting percentage

CSH%: Career shooting percentage

DEV: Deviation from career shooting percentage

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