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Buy-Low and Sell-High: Skaters

December 8, 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 35 shots on goal and has a deviation of at least 50% from his career numbers.

Erik Karlsson79442.
Sean Kuraly52361.51.913.95.8139
Ben Chiarot51461.71.910.94.6136
Jared McCann105422.12.323.810.4128
Marcus Foligno116401.61.427.513.2109
Troy Terry1511542.12.027.813.4107
Anthony Duclair98351.82.625.713.097
Filip Forsberg115472.94.123.412.488
Cale Makar1111562.92.819.611.078
Boone Jenner115632.62.517.510.075
Jordan Eberle125522.32.423.113.473
Dylan Larkin1011622.83.716.19.471
John Carlson618562.22.610.76.369
Jacob Trouba57612.
Ryan Johansen715381.51.618.411.067
Alex Killorn813411.62.019.511.767
Dmitry Orlov410381.51.510.56.367
Brock Nelson92402.72.322.513.567
Jonathan Marchessault105562.93.517.910.965
Chris Kreider174723.02.623.614.464
Tom Wilson915481.82.418.811.464
Torey Krug37381.
Adam Fox522472.01.810.66.662
Alexandre Texier85461.92.217.410.861
Brandon Saad113562.72.519.612.261
Andreas Johnsson99431.92.020.913.159
Brandon Tanev85451.81.717.811.259
Roman Josi816793.23.510.16.458
Josh Manson33411.
Kevin Shattenkirk511552.
Tage Thompson106763.
Brandon Hagel83411.91.919.512.556
Aleksander Barkov108472.92.921.313.854
Charlie Coyle76432.01.916.310.753
Ryan Hartman138883.51.714.89.752
Robert Thomas220381.61.45.310.6-50
Colton Parayko111492.
Trevor Moore22451.
Noah Hanifin18481.
Craig Smith24432.
Filip Chytil22452.
Jaccob Slavin112502.
Nate Schmidt114401.
Morgan Geekie24401.
Brent Burns213652.
Bryan Rust27352.92.85.712.5-54
Jason Zucker46702.82.55.712.4-54
P.K. Subban19391.
Eeli Tolvanen35672.72.34.510.9-59
Jordan Staal26431.82.54.711.3-59
Dustin Brown36783.
Elias Pettersson49632.42.86.416.0-60
Oliver Ekman-Larsson23742.
Carl Hagelin14351.
Jakob Chychrun25793.
Cole Caufield15371.916.42.77.5-64
James van Riemsdyk24472.02.64.311.8-64
Ross Colton27492.
Kevin Fiala312873.52.73.510.3-66
Derek Grant14351.
Darnell Nurse111653.
Kris Letang116542.
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins221572.42.73.511.6-70
Jakub Voracek119411.
Nick Ritchie17431.
Joel Armia14451.
Nathan MacKinnon116423.
Jakob Silfverberg19482.
Alexander Radulov110401.83.82.513.2-81
Ryan Getzlaf119552.42.11.811.2-84
Kyle Palmieri16502.
Mattias Ekholm05411.
Thomas Chabot012642.
Jonathan Toews09451.
Zach Parise04361.
Tyler Myers06381.
Gustav Forsling012442.0NA0.04.0-100
Jeff Petry02371.
Travis Sanheim05371.
MacKenzie Weegar015532.
Blake Wheeler013432.
Esa Lindell05542.
Matt Grzelcyk04412.
Keith Yandle07462.


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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