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By the numbers: Game 71 vs. Toronto

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Zone entries, passing stats, zone exits, and more from the Sharks' 4-1 win over the Toronto Marlies Maple Leafs.

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Scoring Chances

Team Period Time Note Home Away State
Away 1 17:38 Thornton from Pavelski, save 2 20 21 23 44 45 4 8 19 31 41 68 5v5
Away 1 15:25 Thornton, save (5v4 PP) 2 3 22 45 47 8 12 19 31 39 88 4v5
Home 1 15:19 Rielly from Van Riemsdyk, save (4v4) 2 21 23 44 45 4 8 31 41 57 4v4
Away 1 14:21 Thornton, save (4v4) 3 19 20 45 51 8 19 31 44 88 4v4
Away 1 14:18 Pavelski from Thornton rebound, save (4v4) 3 19 20 45 51 8 19 31 44 88 4v4
Away 1 12:59 Hertl from Tierney, goal 21 44 45 47 57 81 4 31 41 48 50 71 5v5
Away 1 12:16 Marleau from Burns, save (5v4 PP) 3 20 42 45 57 8 12 19 31 39 88 4v5
Away 1 9:20 Mueller from Pavelski, miss 18 42 44 45 51 81 4 8 19 31 41 68 5v5
Away 1 9:13 Karlsson from Thornton, save 18 42 44 45 51 81 4 8 19 31 41 68 5v5
Home 1 8:52 Van Riemsdyk from Booth, save 2 20 21 23 44 45 12 31 48 50 52 88 5v5
Away 1 7:09 Thornton from Karlsson, save 2 18 42 44 45 81 8 19 31 44 61 68 5v5
Away 1 6:27 Thornton from Marleau, miss (5v4 PP) 3 23 45 47 57 8 12 19 31 39 88 4v5
Away 1 5:12 Tierney from Vlasic, save (5v4 PP) 3 23 45 47 57 31 44 48 50 61 68 4v5
Away 1 3:42 Nieto from Couture, save 21 42 44 45 51 81 31 39 44 57 61 83 5v5
Away 1 3:41 Nieto, save 21 42 44 45 51 81 31 39 44 57 61 83 5v5
Away 1 1:29 Nieto from Couture, save 2 18 42 44 45 81 31 39 44 57 61 83 5v5
Away 2 18:05 Marleau from Burns, miss (5v4 PP) 2 33 42 45 47 8 12 19 31 39 88 4v5
Away 2 17:55 Couture from Thornton, goal (5v4 PP) 2 33 42 45 47 8 12 19 31 39 88 4v5
Home 2 17:05 Van Riemsdyk from Kessel, save 21 42 45 51 57 81 4 12 31 50 52 57 5v5
Home 2 14:49 Kessel from Van Riemsdyk, save (5v4 PP) 3 21 42 44 45 81 8 12 31 44 61 5v4
Home 2 13:52 Phaneuf from Rielly, miss (5v4 PP) 3 21 42 44 45 81 19 21 31 41 88 5v4
Home 2 13:41 Bozak from Kessel, save (5v4 PP) 3 21 42 44 45 81 8 31 44 61 83 5v4
Home 2 10:47 Booth, miss 2 19 20 23 44 45 31 39 44 57 61 83 5v5
Away 2 9:42 Karlsson from Thornton, goal 3 21 42 45 51 81 8 19 31 52 68 88 5v5
Home 2 8:43 MacWilliam from Panik, save (NE-MO, NE-MO) 18 33 45 47 57 67 4 21 31 41 71 89 5v5
Away 2 5:48 Marleau from Tierney, miss 2 21 42 44 45 81 12 31 44 48 50 61 5v5
Away 2 3:05 Wingels from Couture, save 3 21 42 45 51 81 4 31 39 41 57 83 5v5
Home 3 18:09 Panik from Komarov, save 2 18 45 47 57 67 12 31 48 50 52 88 5v5
Away 3 15:50 Hertl from Tarasov, save (5v4 PP) 2 20 33 42 45 31 44 48 50 61 71 4v5
Away 3 15:15 Tierney from Vlasic rebound, save (5v4 PP) 20 22 33 45 57 31 44 48 50 61 71 4v5
Away 3 7:04 Vlasic from Braun, save 2 21 42 44 45 81 31 39 44 57 61 83 5v5
Away 3 6:01 Tarasov from Smith, save 15 22 33 45 53 57 4 21 31 41 71 89 5v5
Away 3 4:37 Nieto from Wingels, save 21 33 42 45 57 81 31 39 44 57 61 83 5v5
Home 3 4:19 Kessel from Gardiner, save 3 21 42 45 51 81 31 39 44 57 61 68 5v5

San Jose

Even Strength Scoring Chance Save Percentage: 85.7%

Percent of Even Strength Fenwick Events that were Scoring Chances: 37.2%

# Player EV PP SH
4 DILLON, BRENDEN 18:32 6 3 00:00 0 0 00:23 0 0
8 PAVELSKI, JOE 13:12 7 1 03:54 5 0 01:10 0 2
12 MARLEAU, PATRICK 15:29 1 3 03:41 5 0 00:57 0 1
19 THORNTON, JOE 12:54 7 0 03:58 5 0 00:26 0 1
21 SMITH, BEN 09:52 1 1 00:12 0 0 00:25 0 1
31 NIEMI, ANTTI 16 7 8 0 0 3
39 COUTURE, LOGAN 11:27 6 2 03:47 5 0 00:26 0 0
41 MUELLER, MIRCO 17:29 6 2 00:00 0 0 00:25 0 1
44 VLASIC, MARC-EDOUARD 16:44 9 2 03:23 3 0 01:35 0 2
48 HERTL, TOMAS 12:53 2 2 03:19 3 0 00:00 0 0
50 TIERNEY, CHRIS 15:18 2 3 03:25 3 0 00:23 0 0
52 IRWIN, MATT 15:07 1 3 00:17 0 0 00:01 0 0
57 WINGELS, TOMMY 14:33 6 4 00:35 0 0 00:26 0 0
61 BRAUN, JUSTIN 16:35 7 2 03:35 3 0 01:35 0 2
68 KARLSSON, MELKER 12:17 5 1 01:46 1 0 00:00 0 0
71 TARASOV, DANIIL 07:42 2 1 01:33 2 0 00:00 0 0
83 NIETO, MATT 13:34 6 1 00:12 0 0 00:35 0 1
88 BURNS, BRENT 15:35 3 2 04:18 5 0 00:49 0 1
89 GOODROW, BARCLAY 09:27 1 1 00:00 0 0 00:00 0 0

EVS PP SH
# Scoring chances Chances Assists Chances "Points" # Scoring chances Chances Assists Chances "Points" # Scoring chances Chances Assists Chances "Points"
4 0 4 0 4 0
5 0 5 0 5 0
8 1 2 3 8 0 8 0
10 0 10 0 10 0
12 1 1 12 2 1 3 12 0
13 0 13 0 13 0
15 0 15 0 15 0
18 0 18 0 18 0
19 3 3 6 19 2 1 3 19 0
20 0 20 0 20 0
21 1 1 21 0 21 0
25 0 25 0 25 0
27 0 27 0 27 0
37 0 37 0 37 0
38 0 38 0 38 0
39 3 3 39 1 1 39 0
41 1 1 41 0 41 0
43 0 43 0 43 0
44 1 1 44 2 2 44 0
48 1 1 48 1 1 48 0
50 2 2 50 2 2 50 0
52 0 52 0 52 0
57 1 1 2 57 0 57 0
61 1 1 61 0 61 0
68 2 1 3 68 0 68 0
71 1 1 71 1 1 71 0
75 0 75 0 75 0
76 0 76 0 76 0
80 0 80 0 80 0
81 0 81 0 81 0
83 4 4 83 0 83 0
88 0 88 2 2 88 0
89 0 89 0 89 0

Toronto

Even Strength Scoring Chance Save Percentage: 81.3%

Percent of Even Strength Fenwick Events that were Scoring Chances: 25.9%

# Player EV PP SH
2 BREWER, ERIC 16:51 4 5 00:00 0 0 03:14 0 4
3 PHANEUF, DION 16:37 1 4 01:38 3 0 04:16 0 4
15 LINDSTROM, JOAKIM 08:56 0 1 00:00 0 0 00:00 0 0
18 PANIK, RICHARD 13:56 2 4 00:13 0 0 00:12 0 0
19 LUPUL, JOFFREY 13:18 1 2 00:24 0 0 00:00 0 0
20 BOOTH, DAVID 13:54 2 3 00:01 0 0 03:44 0 3
21 VAN RIEMSDYK, JAMES 13:30 4 9 02:10 3 0 00:00 0 0
22 SILL, ZACH 09:19 0 1 00:00 0 0 02:23 0 2
23 SMITH, TREVOR 14:32 3 1 00:23 0 0 02:49 0 2
33 ERIXON, TIM 14:30 1 2 00:46 0 0 03:01 0 4
42 BOZAK, TYLER 13:58 2 11 02:01 3 0 02:17 0 4
44 RIELLY, MORGAN 16:08 3 10 02:00 3 0 00:05 0 0
45 BERNIER, JONATHAN 7 16 3 0 0 8
47 KOMAROV, LEO 11:47 2 1 00:00 0 0 03:45 0 5
51 GARDINER, JAKE 18:09 2 8 00:24 0 0 00:05 0 0
53 CARRICK, SAM 09:06 0 1 00:00 0 0 00:00 0 0
57 MACWILLIAM, ANDREW 17:47 3 3 00:00 0 0 04:29 0 4
67 KOZUN, BRANDON 11:47 2 0 00:00 0 0 00:00 0 0
81 KESSEL, PHIL 13:47 2 12 02:00 3 0 00:00 0 0

EVS PP SH
# Scoring chances Chances Assists Chances "Points" # Scoring chances Chances Assists Chances "Points" # Scoring chances Chances Assists Chances "Points"
2 0 2 0 2 0
3 0 3 1 1 3 0
4 0 4 0 4 0
12 0 12 0 12 0
15 0 15 0 15 0
18 1 1 2 18 0 18 0
19 0 19 0 19 0
20 1 1 2 20 0 20 0
21 2 1 3 21 1 1 21 0
22 0 22 0 22 0
23 0 23 0 23 0
24 0 24 0 24 0
25 0 25 0 25 0
26 0 26 0 26 0
32 0 32 0 32 0
33 0 33 0 33 0
37 0 37 0 37 0
39 0 39 0 39 0
40 0 40 0 40 0
42 0 42 1 1 42 0
43 0 43 0 43 0
44 1 1 44 1 1 44 0
46 0 46 0 46 0
47 1 1 47 0 47 0
50 0 50 0 50 0
51 1 1 51 0 51 0
53 0 53 0 53 0
55 0 55 0 55 0
57 1 1 57 0 57 0
67 0 67 0 67 0
71 0 71 0 71 0
81 1 1 2 81 1 1 2 81 0

Period-by-Period Summary

Period Totals EV PP 5v3 PP SH 5v3 SH
1 14 2 10 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 5 6 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
3 5 2 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

-The new-look Couture did pretty darn well in this game, but it came at the cost of a Tierney line that did pretty darn bad

-Overall though, the Sharks dominated this game as they should have, outchancing Toronto 14-2 overall, and 10-2 at evens in the first period alone.  From there, the game became more even (though that's not saying much), but SJ's effort in the first, when the game was actually still somewhat competitive, was awesome.

A big part of SJ's big first period was Jumbo, who had three scoring chances (he was attempting shots!!!) in just the first six minutes of the game, en route to finishing his night with nine scoring chance points, which is pretty amazing, and kinda overshadows the excellent games that guys like Nieto had.

-On the Toronto side of things, just another game where their top line got their lunches fed to them, which, according to Jamie Baker's analysis last night, was basically just because Phil Kessel doesn't try hard, which sounds like totally sound logic that I can get on board with 100%.  That line's struggles probably has nothing to do with Tyler Bozak playing in much too large a role for his skillset.

-Seriously though, JVR and Kessel finished their nights with four scoring chance points, while Bozak finished his with zero.  One game sample size and all, but that basically perfectly shows one of the bigger issues with that line.

Passing Stats

San Jose

# Pass Attempts Dumps/Rim Attempts Shot Attempts Pass Turnovers Rim Turnovers Passes Leading to Scoring Chances Passes Leading to Goals Pass% Rim% Shot% Pass Success % Rim Success % PLSC% PLG%
4 3 1 5 0 0 0 0 33.33 11.11 55.56 100.00 100 0.00 0.00
8 11 2 4 1 2 0 0 64.71 11.76 23.53 90.91 0 0.00 0.00
12 5 1 6 1 1 0 0 41.67 8.33 50.00 80.00 0 0.00 0.00
19 20 2 2 3 2 2 1 83.33 8.33 8.33 85.00 0 10.00 5.00
21 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 100.00 0.00 0.00 100.00 #DIV/0! 0.00 0.00
39 16 2 1 3 0 2 1 84.21 10.53 5.26 81.25 100.00 12.50 6.25
41 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 66.67 16.67 16.67 100.00 100.00 0.00 0.00
44 2 1 4 0 0 0 0 28.57 14.29 57.14 100.00 100.00 0.00 0.00
48 6 0 2 1 0 0 0 75.00 0.00 25.00 83.33 #DIV/0! 0.00 0.00
50 6 1 3 1 1 1 1 60.00 10.00 30.00 83.33 0.00 16.67 16.67
52 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 50.00 25.00 25.00 100.00 100.00 0.00 0.00
57 12 0 6 4 0 0 0 66.67 0.00 33.33 66.67 #DIV/0! 0.00 0.00
61 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 50.00 25.00 25.00 75.00 100.00 0.00 0.00
68 10 0 7 0 0 0 0 58.82 0.00 41.18 100.00 #DIV/0! 0.00 0.00
71 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 50.00 0.00 50.00 100.00 #DIV/0! 0.00 0.00
83 15 0 6 3 0 0 0 71.43 0.00 28.57 80.00 #DIV/0! 0.00 0.00
88 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 33.33 0.00 66.67 100.00 #DIV/0! 0.00 0.00
89 5 1 0 2 0 0 0 83.33 16.67 0.00 60.00 100.00 0.00 0.00
Team 128 15 55 20 6 5 3 64.65 7.58 27.78 84.38 60.00 3.91 2.34

Toronto

# Pass Attempts Dumps/Rim Attempts Shot Attempts Pass Turnovers Rim Turnovers Passes Leading to Scoring Chances Passes Leading to Goals Pass% Rim% Shot% Pass Success % Rim Success % PLSC% PLG%
2 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 33.33 33.33 33.33 100.00 0 0.00 0.00
3 2 1 5 0 1 0 0 25.00 12.50 62.50 100.00 0 0.00 0.00
15 3 2 1 0 1 0 0 50.00 33.33 16.67 100.00 50 0.00 0.00
18 4 2 3 0 2 1 0 44.44 22.22 33.33 100.00 0 25.00 0.00
19 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 100.00 0.00 0.00 100.00 #DIV/0! 0.00 0.00
20 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 20.00 20.00 60.00 100.00 100.00 0.00 0.00
21 5 1 3 3 0 0 0 55.56 11.11 33.33 40.00 100.00 0.00 0.00
22 3 0 4 0 0 0 0 42.86 0.00 57.14 100.00 #DIV/0! 0.00 0.00
23 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 80.00 0.00 20.00 100.00 #DIV/0! 0.00 0.00
33 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 33.33 0.00 66.67 100.00 #DIV/0! 0.00 0.00
42 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 50.00 0.00 50.00 100.00 #DIV/0! 0.00 0.00
44 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 50.00 50.00 0.00 100.00 100.00 0.00 0.00
47 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 85.71 0.00 14.29 100.00 #DIV/0! 0.00 0.00
51 3 1 3 0 0 1 0 42.86 14.29 42.86 100.00 100.00 33.33 0.00
53 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 66.67 0.00 33.33 100.00 #DIV/0! 0.00 0.00
57 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 40.00 20.00 40.00 50.00 100.00 0.00 0.00
67 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 77.78 11.11 11.11 100.00 100.00 0.00 0.00
81 7 2 4 0 1 1 0 53.85 15.38 30.77 100.00 50.00 14.29 0.00
Team 54 14 36 4 6 3 0 51.92 13.46 34.62 92.59 57.14 5.56 0.00

-Just to get an idea of how much time these two teams spent in the offensive zone, the Sharks made 198 plays in the offensive zone last night during 5v5 play, while Toronto only made 94.  That disparity is comical, especially when you consider that Thornton alone attempted over a third of the amount of passes that Toronto as an entire team attempted.

-As I mentioned before, the Couture line was great in this game, and that line was very active in the offensive zone, with every member of that line making at least 18 plays in the offensive zone during 5v5 play.

-Thornton was the Sharks' most active player in the offensive zone (surprise, surprise) with 24 plays, while Kessel was Toronto's most active player with 13 plays (just imagine how many plays he would've had if he tried hard!! !11!! 1! !!)

-The whole top line for the Sharks was awesome in this game, but I was especially impressed by Karlsson, as he usually just unloads pucks on the net, but in this game he attempted a bunch of passes as well, while still attempting a lot of shots.  This was the kind of game I want to see from him if he's going to get top line minutes (mind you, I'm not 100% sure he can replicate these results consistently against like, actual NHL-calibre teams).

-I hesitate to even type this out, for fear of landing myself on Joffrey Lupul's favorites on twitter, but he really was not good last night.  Dude only finished a -1 in SC differential, which is decent compared to the rest of his team, but the guy only made 1 play in the offensive zone last night.  I freely admit that most of Lupul's value comes from his great play in the offensive zone (when he's fully healthy), so when he only manages one play in the offensive zone, that should definitely raise some eyebrows.

Zone Entries

San Jose

Player # of successful entries Shots generated from player's entries Shots per entry # of controlled entries Shots generated from player's controlled entries Shots per controlled entry % of entries with control Failed entries
4 3 5 1.67 0 0 #DIV/0! 0% 0
8 6 1 0.17 1 0 0.00 17% 0
12 5 2 0.40 3 1 0.33 60% 0
19 3 1 0.33 1 0 0.00 33% 0
21 2 0 0.00 0 0 #DIV/0! 0% 0
39 4 1 0.25 2 1 0.50 50% 0
41 1 2 2.00 1 2 2.00 100% 0
44 3 2 0.67 1 1 1.00 33% 0
48 5 4 0.80 3 3 1.00 60% 0
50 4 1 0.25 2 0 0.00 50% 2
52 1 1 1.00 1 1 1.00 100% 0
57 7 6 0.86 3 3 1.00 43% 0
61 3 3 1.00 1 2 2.00 33% 0
68 3 2 0.67 2 0 0.00 67% 0
71 4 1 0.25 0 0 #DIV/0! 0% 0
83 4 2 0.50 2 1 0.50 50% 0
88 2 1 0.50 1 1 1.00 50% 0
89 1 0 0.00 1 0 0.00 100% 1
Team 61 35 0.57 25 16 0.64 41% 3
Opp 48 17 0.35 21 8 0.38 44% 4

Toronto

Player # of successful entries Shots generated from player's entries Shots per entry # of controlled entries Shots generated from player's controlled entries Shots per controlled entry % of entries with control Failed entries
TOR2 1 0 0.00 0 0 #DIV/0! 0% 0
TOR3 0 0 #DIV/0! 0 0 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! 0
TOR15 1 1 1.00 0 0 #DIV/0! 0% 0
TOR18 3 2 0.67 1 1 1.00 33% 1
TOR19 3 1 0.33 1 1 1.00 33% 0
TOR20 12 2 0.17 7 1 0.14 58% 1
TOR21 8 2 0.25 4 1 0.25 50% 1
TOR22 1 1 1.00 1 1 1.00 100% 0
TOR23 2 1 0.50 1 1 1.00 50% 0
TOR33 4 1 0.25 1 0 0.00 25% 0
TOR42 2 0 0.00 1 0 0.00 50% 0
TOR44 1 0 0.00 0 0 #DIV/0! 0% 0
TOR47 1 0 0.00 0 0 #DIV/0! 0% 1
TOR51 0 0 #DIV/0! 0 0 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! 0
TOR53 3 2 0.67 1 0 0.00 33% 0
TOR57 2 1 0.50 0 0 #DIV/0! 0% 0
TOR67 2 2 1.00 1 1 1.00 50% 0
TOR81 2 1 0.50 2 1 0.50 100% 0
Team 48 17 0.35 21 8 0.38 44% 4

-Hertl put up awesome entry numbers, while the rest of the team did relatively average

-To be completely honest, I'm kinda underwhelmed by the amount of shots San Jose got per entry in this game, but when you compare SJ's number to Toronto's number, you stop being disappointed with the Sharks, and you start pitying the Maple Leafs.

-Seriously, the amount of shot attempts Toronto got in this game is just sad, and one can only help but wonder how different the numbers would've been if the Leafs had been able to dress Kadri in this game, as he seems like he's one of their better neutral zone guys

-Again, shot attempts/entry numbers are terrible for him, but Booth did pretty good in this game, generating 12 entries, and carrying it in on 7 of those entries.  Booth's a guy I was bummed to see not get traded at the deadline, cause I was really hoping he'd get a chance to show what he's got with a contending team, but I guess that'll have to wait until next season.

Entry Targeting

San Jose

Player # # of entry attempts against Carry-ins against Failed entries against Carry % against Break up %
4 8 2 0 25.00 0.00
5 #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
8 1 1 0 100.00 0.00
10 #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
12 5 1 1 20.00 20.00
15 #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
18 #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
19 #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
20 #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
21 #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
25 #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
27 #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
37 #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
38 #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
39 1 0 0 0.00 0.00
41 7 6 0 85.71 0.00
43 #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
44 3 1 0 33.33 0.00
48 5 3 0 60.00 0.00
50 1 1 0 100.00 0.00
52 7 3 1 42.86 14.29
57 #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
61 6 3 0 50.00 0.00
68 #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
71 #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
75 #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
76 #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
80 #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
81 #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
83 3 0 0 0.00 0.00
88 2 0 1 0.00 50.00
89 1 0 0 0.00 0.00
Team 50 21 3 42.00 6.00

Toronto

Player # # of entry attempts against Carry-ins against Failed entries against Carry % against Break up %
2 6 3 1 50.00 16.67
3 8 2 0 25.00 0.00
4 #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
12 #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
15 1 0 0 0.00 0.00
18 1 0 0 0.00 0.00
19 1 0 1 0.00 100.00
20 2 0 0 0.00 0.00
21 #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
22 #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
23 #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
24 #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
25 #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
26 #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
32 #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
33 5 4 0 80.00 0.00
37 #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
39 #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
42 1 0 0 0.00 0.00
43 #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
44 10 5 1 50.00 10.00
46 #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
47 2 0 0 0.00 0.00
50 #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
51 2 1 0 50.00 0.00
53 2 0 0 0.00 0.00
55 #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
57 8 6 0 75.00 0.00
67 1 0 0 0.00 0.00
71 #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
81 #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
Team 50 21 3 42.00 6.00

-Aside from Mueller, all of SJ's D did pretty good in this game, though I'm sure part of that stems from the very low amount of entries Toronto even attempted against San Jose's defensemen

-Phaneuf did pretty well in this game at denying San Jose's entry attempts, only allowing 2 carry-ins against on 8 SJ entry attempts against him

-MacWilliam and Erixon didn't have a great time defending their blue line though, as SJ managed almost half of their carry-ins while targeting those two Toronto defensemen

-Honestly, one of the most notable parts of these numbers for me was the fact that SJ and Toronto have the same exact team numbers here.  I thought it was just an error at first, but after going back through my numbers, it's 100% legit.  Spooooooookyyyyyy.

Zone Exits

San Jose

Player # Touches In-Zone Passes Pass-Outs Carry-Outs Turnovers Icings Overall Success % Exit Success % Turnover %
4 4 4 0 0 0 0 0.00 #DIV/0! 0.00
5 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
8 3 2 0 0 1 0 0.00 0.00 33.33
10 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
12 9 2 3 2 2 0 55.56 71.43 22.22
15 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
18 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
19 5 0 2 1 2 0 60.00 60.00 40.00
20 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
21 4 1 1 0 2 0 25.00 33.33 50.00
25 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
27 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
37 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
38 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
39 7 3 2 0 2 0 28.57 50.00 28.57
41 7 6 0 0 1 0 0.00 0.00 14.29
43 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
44 11 8 0 0 3 0 0.00 0.00 27.27
48 9 2 4 1 2 0 55.56 71.43 22.22
50 10 3 0 2 5 0 20.00 28.57 50.00
52 8 7 1 0 0 0 12.50 100.00 0.00
57 8 3 0 1 4 0 12.50 20.00 50.00
61 18 10 2 1 5 0 16.67 37.50 27.78
68 2 1 0 1 0 0 50.00 100.00 0.00
71 4 2 0 1 1 0 25.00 50.00 25.00
75 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
76 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
80 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
81 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
83 14 5 1 2 5 1 21.43 33.33 35.71
88 13 8 1 1 3 0 15.38 40.00 23.08
89 5 2 1 1 1 0 40.00 66.67 20.00
Totals: 141 69 18 14 39 1 22.70 44.44 27.66

Toronto

Player # Touches In-Zone Passes Pass-Outs Carry-Outs Turnovers Icings Overall Success % Exit Success % Turnover %
2 11 6 0 0 5 0 0.00 0.00 45.45
3 10 4 2 0 3 1 20.00 33.33 30.00
4 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
12 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
15 5 1 1 3 20.00 25.00 60.00
18 8 3 1 1 3 0 25.00 40.00 37.50
19 2 1 0 0 1 0 0.00 0.00 50.00
20 10 1 1 5 2 1 60.00 66.67 20.00
21 4 0 0 2 2 0 50.00 50.00 50.00
22 5 1 0 3 1 0 60.00 75.00 20.00
23 8 3 0 0 5 0 0.00 0.00 62.50
24 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
25 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
26 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
32 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
33 8 6 0 0 2 0 0.00 0.00 25.00
37 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
39 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
42 4 2 1 0 1 0 25.00 50.00 25.00
43 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
44 8 3 0 0 5 0 0.00 0.00 62.50
46 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
47 5 4 1 0 0 0 20.00 100.00 0.00
50 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
51 12 7 0 0 5 0 0.00 0.00 41.67
53 6 1 0 4 1 0 66.67 80.00 16.67
55 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
57 12 4 1 1 6 0 16.67 25.00 50.00
67 7 4 0 1 2 0 14.29 33.33 28.57
71 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
81 7 2 1 3 1 0 57.14 80.00 14.29
Totals: 132 53 9 20 48 2 21.97 36.71 36.36

-Tierney didn't have a great time exiting his zone last night, as it seemed quite often that he just tossed the puck out of the zone, right to Toronto players, rather than making productive plays with the puck

-His two linemates were fantastic on zone exits though, as Hertl and Marleau both put up awesome numbers here, as they both managed 5 successful breakouts, while only turning the puck over twice each

-Dillon and Mueller have both been huge fans of in-zone passes this season, and I think this game is perfectly representative of that, as only one of that pair's touches wasn't an in-zone pass, and that touch resulted in a turnover.  Obviously it's good that those two aren't turning it over a ton, but jeez, you'd hope they'd manage a breakout now and then.

-David Booth utilized his excellent skating quite well in his defensive zone last night, managing 5 carry-outs on his 10 defensive zone puck touches

-Another big surprise, as Kessel was actually one of Toronto's better zone exit players.  Though that can't be right because he doesn't try hard.  I really just don't get how anyone can hate on Kessel.  He's obviously a good player in so many aspects of the game, and he makes faces like this, so he's really just making the world a better place in so many ways.