Last Night In The NHL (2023-01-08)

This post highlights some data from last night’s NHL action. The goal here is to present the data in a format that allows you to quickly identify skaters who could be on the rise in fantasy hockey. Simply scan the data to see if something catches your eye. If nothing looks interesting then get on with your day and check back tomorrow to see if the data reveals something better.

Last Night’s Most Dangerous Shooters

There were 14 skaters who had at least 10 shots and scoring chances (combined) last night. Among those skaters, John Tavares had the highest expected goals.

SkaterF/DTeamShotsSCFShots + SCFxGoals
Zach HymanFEDM914231.82
Nathan MacKinnonFCOL1110211.09
Jack HughesFN.J108181.31
Mikko RantanenFCOL97160.64
John TavaresFTOR78151.88
David PastrnakFBOS78150.59
Kirill MarchenkoFCBJ87150.52
Kirill KaprizovFMIN67130.80
Vincent TrocheckFNYR56110.66
Matt BoldyFMIN47110.30
Kevin FialaFL.A64101.18
Nico HischierFN.J46100.88
Cole CaufieldFMTL64100.77
Logan CoutureFS.J46100.48

Last Night’s TOI Stars (5v5)

There were 4 skaters who saw their 5v5 time-on-ice rise by at least 30% last night (relative to their time-on-ice in the previous 7 team games). Among those skaters, Calle Rosen had the highest points/60 over his last 7 team games.

SkaterF/DTeamTOI 1GPTOI 7GP% UpPTS/60
Kurtis MacDermidDCOL7.523.94910.00
Calle RosenDSTL19.2814.01382.85
Matt BoldyFMIN14.8811.37311.51
Liam FoudyFCBJ12.629.67300.00

Last Night’s Bangers

There were 9 skaters who had at least 7 hits and blocks (combined) last night. Among those skaters, 4 of them had at least 2 shots on goal.

SkaterF/DTeamHitsBlocksHits + BlocksShots
Connor CliftonDBOS64103
Ben ChiarotDDET4595
Cody CeciDEDM6282
Jacob TroubaDNYR4481
Devon ToewsDCOL4373
Parker KellyFOTT7071
Brendan LemieuxFL.A7070
Paul CotterFVGK7070
Tim BerniDCBJ6170

Last Night’s Best And Worst On-Ice Fenwick Percentages

Here are the best and worst skaters when it came to on-ice fenwick percentages last night.

Leading Scorers From The Last 5 Games

There are 45 skaters who have scored more than 5 points in their last 5 team games.

SkaterF/DTeamGPGoalsAssistsPoints
Jack HughesFN.J58210
Tim St├╝tzleFOTT57310
Travis KonecnyFPHI56410
Brad MarchandFBOS5369
Connor McDavidFEDM5279
Filip ForsbergFNSH5538
Matthew TkachukFFLA5538
Bo HorvatFVAN5448
Aleksander BarkovFFLA5358
Alex TuchFBUF5358
Kyle ConnorFWPG5268
Vince DunnDSEA5268
Alex OvechkinFWSH5707
Zach HymanFEDM5527
David PastrnakFBOS5527
Scott LaughtonFPHI5347
Kevin FialaFL.A5347
Jesper BrattFN.J5347
Mark StoneFVGK5257
Tony DeAngeloDPHI5257
Rasmus DahlinDBUF5257
Claude GirouxFOTT5167
Evgeny KuznetsovFWSH5167
Ryan Nugent-HopkinsFEDM5167
Josh MorrisseyDWPG5167
Brandon SaadFSTL5516
Tage ThompsonFBUF5516
Mika ZibanejadFNYR5426
Mathew BarzalFNYI4426
Pierre-Luc DuboisFWPG5426
Nico HischierFN.J5426
Mark ScheifeleFWPG5336
Ryan HartmanFMIN5336
Roope HintzFDAL5336
Mason McTavishFANA5336
Dougie HamiltonDN.J5246
Auston MatthewsFTOR5246
Casey MittelstadtFBUF5246
Cale MakarDCOL5246
Dylan CozensFBUF5246
Pavel BuchnevichFSTL5156
Morgan FrostFPHI5156
Barrett HaytonFARI5156
Ilya MikheyevFVAN5156
Erik KarlssonDS.J5066

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Mark (18 Skaters)

Data in this article were pulled from Natural Stat Trick