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PensBurgh Jul 11, 2014

Paul Martin and Kris Letang: A WOWY Analysis

This article explores how well the Penguins did with and without Martin and Letang in the lineup this season. One of the things I've been thinking about lately is how the Penguins' possession numbers (at the team level) changed so dramatically over the last two years. Up until the start of the lockout-shortened season, the Penguins had always been an elite possession club under Bylsma. But each of the last two years saw the Penguins finish the season in the middle of the pack in terms of Fenwick Close. A big (and generally correct) reason for the Penguins' drop in possession was their...
PensBurgh Jun 27, 2014

2013-14 Season In Review: Paul Martin

Age: 33 (March 5, 1981) Contract Status: Signed through 2014-15; $5,000,000 cap hit - unrestricted free agent 2013-14 Stats GP TOI/GP Goals Assists Points 39 24:34 3 12 15 Corsi For % Corsi Rel % Quality of Comp. (TOI%) Zone Start % PDO 49.2% (4) -2.5% (5) 30.0% (1) 46.2% (7) 96.6% (9) (Numbers in parentheses indicate descending rank among regular Pittsburgh Penguins players at his position, i.e. one of the team's top nine defensemen or top 14 forwards.) Most frequent D partners Partners Goals For% Corsi For% Total 5v5...

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