Last Night In The NHL (2023-02-08)

This post highlights data from yesterday’s NHL games. The idea here is to present the data in a format that allows you to quickly identify skaters of interest in fantasy hockey. Simply scan the data to see if something catches your eye. If not, you can get on with your day and then come back tomorrow to see if the data reveal something more interesting.

Yesterday’s Most Dangerous Shooters

There were 13 skaters who had at least 10 shots and scoring chances (combined) yesterday. Among those skaters, Jake Guentzel had the highest expected goals.

SkaterF/DTeamShotsSCFShots + SCFxGoals
Jake GuentzelFPIT1010201.08
Nathan MacKinnonFCOL811190.97
Brayden PointFT.B510150.98
Victor HedmanDT.B49130.22
Kris LetangDPIT57120.35
Mikko RantanenFCOL56110.70
Anthony CirelliFT.B56110.64
Steven StamkosFT.B56110.53
Roman JosiDNSH47110.20
Jason ZuckerFPIT55100.66
Timo MeierFS.J55100.66
Jack EichelFVGK55100.51
Evan RodriguesFCOL64100.39

Yesterday’s TOI Stars (5v5)

There were 12 skaters who saw their 5v5 time-on-ice rise by at least 20% yesterday (relative to their time-on-ice in the previous 7 team games). Among those skaters, Tyler Johnson had the highest points/60 at 5v5 over his last 7 team games.

SkaterF/DTeamTOI 1GPTOI 7GP% UpPTS/60
Ryan DonatoFSEA19.4312.90513.32
Samuel BolducDNYI18.4813.35380.90
Jakob SilfverbergFANA16.2511.80380.73
Tyler JohnsonFCHI15.3811.83303.80
Matt MartinFNYI13.1210.16290.00
Anthony CirelliFT.B17.3513.63270.63
Carson SoucyDSEA17.0213.38270.64
Jared McCannFSEA15.5012.40252.07
Eeli TolvanenFSEA16.6213.55231.90
Tommy NovakFNSH10.788.83220.97
Kasperi KapanenFPIT12.4810.25220.00
Cole SmithFNSH11.829.78212.63

Yesterday’s Bangers

There were 14 skaters who had at least 6 hits and blocks (combined) yesterday. Among those skaters, 5 of them had at least 2 shots on goal.

SkaterF/DTeamHitsBlocksHits + BlocksShots
Kris LetangDPIT7295
Noah GregorFS.J5384
Scott HarringtonDS.J4480
Cole SmithFNSH6280
Jeff PetryDPIT7071
Brandon TanevFSEA4371
Nico SturmFS.J6171
Darnell NurseDEDM2463
Kasperi KapanenFPIT4263
Alex PietrangeloDVGK0662
Matthew BenningDS.J2461
Ryan PulockDNYI4261
Devon ToewsDCOL2461
Bowen ByramDCOL3361

Yesterday’s Best And Worst On-Ice Fenwick Percentages (5v5)

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

Leading Scorers From The Last 5 Games

There are 43 skaters who have scored more than 5 points in their last 5 team games.

SkaterF/DTeamGPGoalsAssistsPoints
Matthew TkachukFFLA53912
Jack HughesFN.J56511
Dougie HamiltonDN.J53811
Zach HymanFEDM55510
Carter VerhaegheFFLA5639
Claude GirouxFOTT5549
Connor McDavidFEDM5369
Nikita KucherovFT.B5279
Ryan Nugent-HopkinsFEDM5279
Brayden PointFT.B5448
Evgeni MalkinFPIT5358
Sidney CrosbyFPIT5358
Filip ChytilFNYR5617
Frank VatranoFANA5527
William NylanderFTOR5437
Nick SchmaltzFARI5437
Logan CoutureFS.J5347
Blake ColemanFCGY5347
Erik KarlssonDS.J5257
Aleksander BarkovFFLA5257
David PastrnakFBOS5257
Andrew MangiapaneFCGY5257
Kirill KaprizovFMIN5257
Tage ThompsonFBUF5257
Mikael BacklundFCGY5077
Sebastian AhoFCAR5606
Rafael Harvey-PinardFMTL5516
Anze KopitarFL.A5426
Mika ZibanejadFNYR5426
Brent BurnsDCAR5336
Leon DraisaitlFEDM5336
Joel Eriksson EkFMIN5336
Martin NecasFCAR5336
Matt BoldyFMIN5336
Brock NelsonFNYI5246
Bo HorvatFNYI, VAN6246
Kevin FialaFL.A5246
Elias PetterssonFVAN5246
Tim St├╝tzleFOTT5246
John TavaresFTOR5156
Aaron EkbladDFLA5156
Patrik LaineFCBJ5156
Roman JosiDNSH5066

Come Back Tomorrow!

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Cheers!

Mark (18 Skaters)

Data in this post were pulled from Natural Stat Trick