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Behind The Numbers

10 rookies in position to succeed

Jokiharju on top pair for Blackhawks; Comtois, Steel making impact for Ducks, statistics show

by Rob Reese @NHLReese / NHL.com Fantasy Editor

NHL.com goes behind the numbers to assess which rookies should earn a full-time roster spot beyond a nine-game trial. A player on an entry-level contract can skate in nine games before teams must decide whether to send him to the American Hockey League or junior hockey and delay the start of their contract to the following season. Based on time on ice, lineup trends, special teams play and 5-on-5 statistics, the following 10 rookies should play a full season in the NHL. The rookie skaters have been ranked in alphabetical order.

 

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Behind The Numbers

Maple Leafs' strong power play makes them one of favorites in East

Addition of Tavares boosts already-impressive unit, statistics show

by Rob Reese @NHLReese / NHL.com Fantasy Editor

NHL.com goes behind the numbers to examine the top five Stanley Cup Contenders in each conference. Statistics from last season were examined to see where teams can improve, and analyze what they can maintain for this season.

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Sharks' improved offense makes them one of favorites in West

Karlsson, Burns could become first defenseman teammates with at least 70 points since 1993-94, statistics show

by Rob Reese @NHLReese / NHL.com Fantasy Editor

NHL.com goes behind the numbers to examine the top five Stanley Cup Contenders in each conference. Statistics from last season were examined to see where teams can improve, and analyze what they can maintain for this season.

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Pacioretty poised for better season with Golden Knights, statistics show

Traded forward figures to produce more at even strength; Tatar can make impact on Canadiens power play

by Rob Reese @NHLReese / NHL.com Fantasy Editor

The Vegas Golden Knights acquired left wing Max Pacioretty from the Montreal Canadiens on Sunday in exchange for forward Tomas Tatar, a second-round pick in the 2019 NHL Draft and prospect Nick Suzuki. NHL.com goes behind the numbers to analyze the impact on each team.

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Winnipeg Jets key statistics

Wheeler brings consistency; Hellebuyck shows dramatic improvement

by Rob Vollman / NHL.com Correspondent

NHL.com is providing in-depth analysis for each of its 31 teams throughout August. Today, three key statistics for the Winnipeg Jets

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Washington Capitals key statistics

Carlson's numbers on power play, increase of shots could key Cup repeat

by Rob Vollman / NHL.com Correspondent

NHL.com is providing in-depth analysis for each of its 31 teams throughout August. Today, three key statistics for the Washington Capitals.

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Vegas Golden Knights key statistics

Karlsson shooting percentage vital; Miller scoring on rise

by Rob Vollman / NHL.com Correspondent

NHL.com is providing in-depth analysis for each of its 31 teams throughout August. Today, three key statistics for the Vegas Golden Knights.

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Vancouver Canucks key statistics

Scoring must improve; Boeser boosts power play

by Rob Vollman / NHL.com Correspondent

NHL.com is providing in-depth analysis for each of its 31 teams throughout August. Today, three key statistics for the Vancouver Canucks.

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Toronto Maple Leafs key statistics

Young scorers lead way; Tavares can make strong power play even better

by Rob Vollman / NHL.com Correspondent

NHL.com is providing in-depth analysis for each of its 31 teams throughout August. Today, three key statistics for the Toronto Maple Leafs.

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Tampa Bay Lightning key statistics

Vasilevskiy, Domingue among best in shootouts; use of seven defensemen pays dividends

by Rob Vollman / NHL.com Correspondent

NHL.com is providing in-depth analysis for each of its 31 teams throughout August. Today, three key statistics for the Tampa Bay Lightning.

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