Last Night In The NHL (2023-03-08)

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 12 skaters who had at least 10 shots and scoring chances (combined) yesterday. Among those skaters, Pavel Buchnevich had the highest expected goals.

SkaterF/DTeamShotsSCFShots + SCFxGoals
Jake GuentzelFPIT58130.66
Jordan KyrouFSTL76130.54
Kirill KaprizovFMIN67130.49
Pavel BuchnevichFSTL57120.94
Owen TippettFPHI93120.56
Sidney CrosbyFPIT47110.67
Morgan FrostFPHI56110.35
Michael EyssimontFT.B47110.32
Bowen ByramDCOL56110.26
Evgeni MalkinFPIT55100.62
Matt BoldyFMIN55100.53
Jack HughesFN.J64100.44

Yesterday’s TOI Stars (5v5)

There were 14 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, Jason Zucker had the highest points/60 at 5v5 over his last 7 team games.

SkaterF/DTeamTOI 1GPTOI 7GP% UpPTS/60
Drew O’ConnorFPIT15.139.93522.59
Kurtis MacDermidDCOL11.938.17460.00
Sidney CrosbyFPIT20.6015.75312.72
Lane PedersonFCBJ10.608.25291.82
Rickard RakellFPIT21.4516.73281.54
Denis MalginFCOL11.459.18252.80
Tyler TuckerDSTL15.6012.55241.91
Steven LorentzFS.J11.409.19240.93
Jason ZuckerFPIT17.1313.82243.10
Erik CernakDT.B16.4213.28240.00
Matt NietoFCOL11.639.45231.81
Steven StamkosFT.B15.8712.99220.66
Oskar LindblomFS.J11.389.36220.92
Jake GuentzelFPIT19.8516.33220.52

Yesterday’s Bangers

There were 23 skaters who had at least 6 hits and blocks (combined) yesterday. Among those skaters, 12 of them had at least 2 shots on goal.

SkaterF/DTeamHitsBlocksHits + BlocksShots
Kris LetangDPIT93122
Radko GudasDFLA74110
Andrew PeekeDCBJ37100
Mathieu OlivierFCBJ7291
Matt MartinFNYI7290
Rickard RakellFPIT8082
Erik CernakDT.B3581
Lane PedersonFCBJ8081
Josh BrownDARI2574
Ryan PulockDNYI3474
Jared SpurgeonDMIN0773
Adam LarssonDSEA4373
Josh ArchibaldFPIT6172
Will BorgenDSEA2571
Noah HanifinDCGY5270
Eric RobinsonFCBJ6170
Alexander RomanovDNYI2466
Devon ToewsDCOL2464
Timo MeierFN.J5164
Alec MartinezDVGK1563
Jake McCabeDTOR3362
Marc-Edouard VlasicDS.J4260
Mario FerraroDS.J4260

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 41 skaters who have scored more than 5 points in their last 5 team games.

SkaterF/DTeamGPGoalsAssistsPoints
Connor McDavidFEDM56511
Pavel BuchnevichFSTL54610
Claude GirouxFOTT5369
Dmitry OrlovDBOS5369
Roope HintzFDAL5628
Leon DraisaitlFEDM5538
Jared McCannFSEA5538
Josh MorrisseyDWPG5448
Mitchell MarnerFTOR5358
Dawson MercerFN.J5358
Valeri NichushkinFCOL4268
Tim St├╝tzleFOTT5527
Alex OvechkinFWSH5437
T.J. OshieFWSH5437
Sidney CrosbyFPIT5347
Jason RobertsonFDAL5347
Mika ZibanejadFNYR5257
Dylan StromeFWSH5257
Clayton KellerFARI5257
Martin NecasFCAR5257
Jason ZuckerFPIT5606
Nathan MacKinnonFCOL5516
Alex KillornFT.B5426
Jamie BennFDAL5336
Nick SchmaltzFARI5336
Jack EichelFVGK5336
Erik HaulaFN.J5246
Jaden SchwartzFSEA5246
Tyler SeguinFDAL5246
Nikita KucherovFT.B5246
Ryan Nugent-HopkinsFEDM5246
Jesperi KotkaniemiFCAR5246
Trevor ZegrasFANA5246
Joe PavelskiFDAL5156
Evgeni MalkinFPIT5156
Artturi LehkonenFCOL5156
Eeli TolvanenFSEA5156
Brent BurnsDCAR5066
William NylanderFTOR5066
Vince DunnDSEA5066
Quinn HughesDVAN5066

Come Back Tomorrow!

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Cheers!

Mark (18 Skaters)

Data in this post were pulled from Natural Stat Trick