Can a Player Influence his Teammates' Shooting Percentage?
Hockey announcers say goaltenders need to face frequent shots in order to stay sharp during a game. Do the numbers back this up?
How does shooting percentage vary when teams have the lead or are trailing? Behind the Net takes a look.
How does shooting percentage - both expected and actual - change when a team has the lead? Behind the Net checks it out.
What do four years worth of NHL shot quality data show? Behind the Net finds that it's not a significant factor over a large number of shots.
What if shots at 5-on-3 and with the goalie pulled were taken at 5-on-5 or 5-on-4? How much less dangerous would they be?