David Pastrnak has had an incredible start to the 2019-20 season for the Boston Bruins. The forward has 25 goals in 28 games giving him a chance to become the first NHL player since Brett Hull in the 1991-92 season to score 50 goals in his team's first 50 games. NHL.com goes behind the numbers to examine if he can do it.
Thanksgiving is one of the unofficial points during the NHL season to take stock of where teams and players stand. With that in mind, NHL.com is going behind the numbers to identify three advanced statistical all-stars at the Thanksgiving holiday.
This week, NHL.com goes behind the numbers to examine how the Pittsburgh Penguins, St. Louis Blues and Colorado Avalanche have survived early-season injuries to prominent players and how they can maintain their winning ways.
NHL.com goes behind the numbers to break down one of the hottest teams in the NHL, the New York Islanders, who have won 10 straight games. Advanced statistics are examined to see where the Islanders are having success and to identify a potential weakness to address in order to maintain their winning ways.
Scorching start ranks Carlson among elite defensemen
John Carlson became the 5th defensemen in NHL history to record 20 points in October as the crew analyzes his elite skill-set on the power play
NHL.com goes behind the numbers each week to use underlying statistics to look at trends in the game. This week, we examine the early-season success of Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson and Buffalo Sabres goalie Carter Hutton to determine if the numbers they are putting up are sustainable.
NHL.com goes behind the numbers to examine early season trends and forecasts their sustainability by using statistics and other relevant information. Trends examined in the following piece include the Buffalo Sabres' hot start on the man-advantage, the New Jersey Devils' struggle on the power play and how the Pittsburgh Penguins can maintain their success without No. 2 center Evgeni Malkin, out with a lower-body injury.
Anthony Mantha of the Detroit Red Wings and James Neal of the Edmonton Oilers each had a four-goal game this week. Mantha did it in a 4-3 win against the Dallas Stars on Sunday, Neal in a 5-2 win against the New York Islanders on Tuesday.