PLAYOFFS? PLAYOFFS!

Good systems, good scoring and good luck get teams into the playoffs, but once they are there, it is often about which teams get hot at the right time. Good systems and talent certainly help this happen, but a goalie stealing a playoff series or even the Stanley Cup is not a real oddity in the NHL.

If you’ve ever read anything I’ve written on shot metrics, you’ll know that most of the teams that make the playoffs have a good mix of shot generation and shot suppression strength.

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