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Team Shot Differential Per Game: 2016-17 NHL Season

Shot differential is a telling NHL statistic, it looks at a team's average shots for versus the average shots allowed on a per game basis.  The idea is simple, a team with a positive differential gets more shots on net while allowing fewer shots against.  The result is proportionately more scoring chances than their opponent.  Teams with a negative differential and a good winning percentage are forced to rely on their goaltending more to win games.

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On a game by game basis shot differential doesn't tell us a whole lot, but over the course of a season it can tell us a lot.  Check out our article Shooting Differential: The Statistic of Stanley Cup Winning Teams for more information on this statistic.

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