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Shot Differential %, Boston-Philadelphia Series

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Nobody's tracking scoring chances for either of these teams, so all we've got to go on is pure shot differential, and Boston had the advantage:

 

Team Down 1 Tied Up 1
BOS 62.7 54.6 42.3
PHI 57.7 45.4 37.3

 

This isn't a small gap, either.  Teams that controlled approximately 55% of chances with the score tied won 75% of playoff series over the last five seasons.

Here are the shots by score by game from Boston's perspective:

 

D1 D1 T T U1 U1
Boston SF SA SF SA SF SA GF GA
Game 1 0 0 25 11 27 12 5 4
Game 2 0 0 28 15 7 15 3 2
Game 3 3 0 2 2 16 37 4 1
Game 4 19 10 26 35 0 5 4 5
Game 5 16 14 3 4 0 0 0 4
Game 6 28 14 4 7 0 0 1 2
Game 7 3 3 19 15 5 6 3 4
Total 69 41 107 89 55 75 20 22

 

What can I say?  Not much of game 5 and 6 were played tied, and the Bruins blew game 7.  Chokers???