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Will the Devils Penalty Kill Survive This Transition?

Will the Devils Penalty Kill Survive This Transition?

Photo by Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire via The Devils historically excellent penalty kill suffered two big losses in Andy Greene and Blake Coleman. Will it survive those losses? The Devils are the best penalty-killing team of the analytics era. Since 2007, the Devils shorthanded play is has produced about 72 goals (or about 25 standings points) of value — beating #2 Boston (64 GAR) and crushing #3 Tampa Bay (50.1). If we look at xGAR, the dominance is even starker — their 24 goals of value are transcendent in a league in which no other team is worth 9. And crunching these numbers...

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