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TMR’s Hockey East Stat Pack #4

Statistics. Some people love them, some people hate them. If you’re in the latter, look away right now.

If you like statistics, particularly ones that you can’t find in the everyday box score, this weekly post is going to be right up your alley. Click here to find our previous stat packages throughout the season. At the bottom, see some Merrimack-specific numbers.

Adjusted Possession Percentage

Percentage of total shots taken in all games, minus power-play shots
[table]Rank, Team, AdjPoss%
1., Boston University, 58.16%
2., New Hampshire, 55.94%
3., Vermont, 55.77%
4., Boston College, 54.21%
5., Merrimack, 53.71%
6., Notre Dame, 48.91%
7., Northeastern, 48.87%
8., Mass.-Lowell, 48.77%
9., Maine, 48.73%
10., Providence, 46.17%
11., Massachusetts, 45.07%
12., Connecticut, 44.05%
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PDO

Sum of even-strength save percentage and even-strength shooting percentage. Over time, should equal 1.000. Attempts to show which teams are getting “puck luck.” A higher PDO suggests a team will not be able to keep that pace, and over time will regress.
[table]Rank, Team, PDO
1., Mass.-Lowell, 1.042
2., Boston University, 1.033
3., Vermont, 1.027
4., Notre Dame, 1.018
5., Boston College, 1.017
6., Providence, 1.013
7., Merrimack, 1.003
8., Connecticut, .999
9., New Hampshire, .978
10., Maine, .977
10., Massachusetts, .977
12., Northeastern, .965
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Even Strength Performance

Note: Save percentage and shooting percentage includes shots taken shorthanded
[table]Rank, Team, Diff, 5x5GF, 5x5GA, Sv%, Sh%
1., Boston University, +1.50, 2.60, 1.50, .940, 9.24%
2., Vermont, 1.17, 2.50, 1.33, .933, 9.40%
3., Boston College, +0.75, 2.58, 1.83, .904, 11.31%
4., Mass.-Lowell, +0.69, 2.62, 1.92, .925, 11.67%
5., Notre Dame, +0.36, 2.29, 1.93, .921, 9.76%
6., Merrimack, +0.31, 1.77, 1.46, .929, 7.40%
7., Providence, +0.27, 1.45, 1.18, .947, 6.64%
8., New Hampshire, +0.09, 2.09, 2.00, .898, 8.04%
9., Connecticut, -0.31, 1.31, 1.62, .934, 6.46%
10., Maine, -0.77, 1.46, 2.23, .910, 6.73%
11., Northeastern, -0.83, 1.08, 1.92, .919, 4.61%
12., Massachusetts, -1.40, 2.30, 3.70, .870, 10.73%
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Advantage Goals

Percentage of team goals that require PP or EN situation
[table]Rank, Team, PPG, ENG, AdvGF%
1., Northeastern, 8, 1, 40.91%
2., Merrimack, 12, 1, 36.11%
3., Vermont, 9, 1, 25.64%
4., Maine, 6, 1, 25.00%
5., Mass.-Lowell, 10, 2, 24.49%
6., Boston University, 6, 3, 24.32%
7., Connecticut, 4, 1, 22.73%
8., Providence, 4, 0, 20.00%
9., Boston College, 6, 1, 17.95%
10., New Hampshire, 3, 2, 17.24%
11., Massachusetts, 5, 0, 16.67%
12., Notre Dame, 4, 2, 15.38%
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Power Play

[table]
Rank, Team, Min/G on PP, Min/SOG on PP, PP Sh%
1., Mass.-Lowell, 6:53, 1:43, 25.00%
2., Vermont, 6:58, 1:26, 20.45%
3., Boston University, 8:56, 1:15, 13.95%
4., Merrimack, 9:34, 1:03, 10.91%
5., Northeastern, 10:02, 1:15, 12.50%
6., Massachusetts, 12:52, 1:37, 12.50%
7., Boston College, 14:58, 1:18, 8.70%
8., Maine, 16:19, 1:40, 10.17%
9., New Hampshire, 20:08, 1:14, 6.12%
10., Connecticut, 20:09, 1:11, 5.88%
11., Providence, 21:48, 1:32, 7.02%
12., Notre Dame, 23:33, 1:41, 7.14%
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Penalty Kill

[table]
Rank, Team, Min/GA on PK, Min/SOGA on PK, PK Sv%
1., Vermont, 23:51, 1:20, .944
2., Boston University, 15:23, 1:03, .932
3., Boston College, 14:35, 1:03, .928
4., Merrimack, 14:20, 1:32, .893
5., New Hampshire, 13:06, 1:49, .861
6., Connecticut, 12:24, 1:01, .918
7., Notre Dame, 10:20, 1:06, .894
8., Maine, 9:59, 1:36, .839
9., Mass.-Lowell, 9:34, 1:27, .848
10., Providence, 7:53, 1:13, .845
11., Massachusetts, 6:32, 1:36, .756
12., Northeastern, 5:55, 1:03, .824
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Team Faceoff Performance

[table]Rank, Team, FOW, FOL, FO%
1., Northeastern, 392, 361, 52.1%
2., Mass.-Lowell, 433, 410, 51.4%
3., Massachusetts, 343, 330, 51.0%
4., Maine, 402, 389, 50.8%
5., Merrimack, 427, 418, 50.5%
6., Providence, 323, 320, 50.2%
7., Notre Dame, 425, 427, 49.9%
8., Boston College, 409, 415, 49.6%
9., Connecticut, 365, 381, 49.0%
10., Vermont, 365, 381, 48.9%
11., New Hampshire, 307, 343, 47.2%
12., Boston University, 267, 316, 45.8%
[/table]

Top Faceoff Performers

Min. 80 faceoffs
[table]Rank, Player, Team, FOW, FOL, FO%
1., Hampus Gustafsson, Merrimack, 142, 90, 61.2%
2., Mark Jankowski, Providence, 72, 49, 59.5%
3., Chris Maniccia, Mass.-Lowell, 97, 72, 57.4%
4., Joe Gambardella, Mass.-Lowell, 90, 71, 55.9%
5., Ross Mauermann, Providence, 87, 69, 55.8%
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Merrimack Specific

[table]
Category, Total, Home, Away
Goals For, 2.77, 2.50, 2.60
Goals Against, 2.00, 1.33, 3.00
Differential, +0.77, +1.17, -0.40
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Shots For, 32.54, 31.67, 32.00
Shots Against, 24.85, 24.00, 26.20
Differential, +7.69, +7.67, +5.80
/
Shot Attempts For, 57.54, 58.67, 53.40
Shot Attempts Against, 46.85, 47.00, 45.80
Differential, +10.69, +11.67, +7.60
/
Corsi For%, 55.12%, 55.52%, 53.83%
Shooting%, 8.51%, 7.89%, 8.13%
Save%, .920, .944, .885
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Attempts On Goal, 56.55%, 53.98%, 59.93%
Attempts On Goal Against, 53.04%, 51.06%, 57.21%
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Opp Shot Attempts blocked by MC, 25.62%, 24.11%, 24.89%
MC Shot Attempts blocked by Opp, 21.52%, 22.44%, 21.72%
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Mike McMahon covers Merrimack College for The Eagle Tribune and is the founder and managing editor of The Mack Report as well as on staff as a senior writer at College Hockey News. Follow him on Twitter @MikeMcMahonCHN

Mike McMahon is in his 13th year covering Merrimack College for The Eagle Tribune and is the founder and managing editor of The Mack Report. Mike also serves on staff as a senior writer at College Hockey News. Follow him on Twitter @MikeMcMahonCHN

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