Goals Allowed vs First Period Goals Allowed for NHL teams through Feb 25, 2015

Devils Defend Early, Canadiens Later; Oilers Leak.

This icon-scatter-plot shows the Goals Allowed vs First Period Goals Allowed for NHL teams through Feb 25, 2015.

Also shown is the linear fit and the shaded region of normalcy.

Teams above the dashed line defend better in later periods.
Teams below the dashed line defend better in the first period.

While the Devils allow the fewest goals in the first period, by the end of the game they are about average.
The Canadiens allow the fewest goals overall, and are about sixth best in the first period.

This matplotlib graphic was made at SportsDatabase.com
with the SDQL S(o:period scores[0]),S(o:goals),R(team)@team and season=2014|int($1) as First Period Goals Allowed,int($2) as Goals Allowed,$3@1 as ‘Goals Allowed vs First Period Goals AllowednNHL teams through Feb 25, 2015’?marker_size=36&polyfit=1&polyfit_show=1&polyfit_error_scale=0.8&marker_size=60

Goals vs First Period Goals for NHL teams through Feb 24, 2015

Goals vs First  Period Goals for NHL teams through Feb 24, 2015
Goals vs First Period Goals for NHL teams through Feb 24, 2015

This scatter plot shows the Goals vs First Period Goals for NHL teams through Feb 24, 2015.

Also shown is the linear fit and shaded region of normalcy.

Teams towards the upper left do better later in the game.

Teams to the lower right score early and fade late.

The Penguins scored the most in first period with 62 goals.

The Lightning scored the most goals with 203, even though six teams outscored them in the first.

This matplotlib graphic was made at SportsDatabase.com
with the SDQL

S(period scores[0]),S(goals),R(team)@team and season=2014|int($1) as First Period Goals,int($2) as Goals,$3@1 as ‘Goals vs First Period GoalsnNHL teams through Feb 24, 2015’?marker_size=36&polyfit=1&polyfit_show=1&polyfit_error_scale=1&marker_size=60

Goals vs Shots on Goal for NHL teams through Feb 22, 2015

Goals vs Shots on Goal for NHL teams through Feb 22, 2015
Goals vs Shots on Goal for NHL teams through Feb 22, 2015

This scatter plot shows the Goals vs Shots on Goal for NHL teams through Feb 22, 2015.

The linear fit slope of 0.1 indicates that one in ten shots on goal results in a goal.

The Blackhawks have taken the most shots so far this season with 2065.

The Lightning have scored the most with 203 and also have the highest rate, scoring a goal per 9 shots.

The Hurricanes have the lowest scoring rate, taking over 13 shots on goal for every score.

This matplotlib graphic was made at SportsDatabase.com
with the SDQL

S(shots on goal),S(goals),R(team)@team and season=2014|int($1) as Shots on Goal,int($2) as Goals,$3@1 as ‘Goals vs Shots on GoalnNHL teams through Feb 22, 2015’?marker_size=36&polyfit=1&polyfit_show=1&polyfit_error_scale=0.25

Power Play Goals v Power Play Minutes for NHL teams through Feb 18, 2015

Power Play Goals v Power Play Minutes NHL teams through Feb 18, 2015
Power Play Goals v Power Play Minutes NHL teams through Feb 18, 2015

This scatter plot shows the Power Play Goals vs Power Play Minutes for NHL teams through Feb 18, 2015.

Also show is the linear fit and shaded region of normalcy.

The Red Wings are outstanding in their power play performance and lead the league with 51 such goals.

The Sabres and Avalanche are least efficient with the man advantage.

This matplotlib graphic was made at SportsDatabase.com
with the SDQL

S(minutes power play),S(power play goals),R(team)@team and season=2014|int($1) as Power Play Minutes,$2 as Power Play Goals,$3@1 as ‘Power Play Goals v Power Play MinutesnNHL teams through Feb18, 2015’?polyfit=1&polyfit_error_scale=0.2&marker_size=50

The Distribution of Combined Free Throw Percentage of Both Teams for all NBA games since 1995

The Distribution of Combined Free Throw Percentage of Both Teams for all NBA games since 1995
The Distribution of Combined Free Throw Percentage of Both Teams for all NBA games since 1995

This histogram shows The Distribution of Combined Free Throw Percentage of Both Teams for all NBA games since 1995.

The average free throw percentage is 75.

Only twice did neither team miss a free throw.

A new low of 37% was set last night in the Nets v Clippers game.