Team Goals Per Game measures the average number of goals a team scores on a per game basis which is calculated by simply taking the total number of goals scored by a team and dividing that number by the total number of games played.
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Scoring in the NHL has changed over the years. Goals were a plenty in the 1980s when the likes of Wayne Gretzky and Mario Lemieux consistently put up 50+ goals per season. Then coach Jacques Lemaire re-introduced the neutral zone trap and started a trend across the league that pulled in the reins of high scoring. Since 1990 the highest goals per game average in the NHL was 1992 with 3.6 goals per game.