4. Auston Matthews is a beast. Check out how many shots he is generating at 5 on 5, per 60 minutes. And all you Calder watchers, not that Patrik Laine is not in the top 10. It's not a be-all end-all stat, but it does show what Matthews is bringing to the table with less talented linemates.
5 0N 5, POINTS PER 60 MINUTES, MINIMUM 20 GAMES. pic.twitter.com/2d49wx1Qd8— Chris Oddo (@thesaucerpass) January 7, 2017
Friday, January 6, 2017
Statisfaction: Stingy Caps, Matthews Shooting, December Scorers
Each day, Statisfaction throws five stats at you. Some of them stick, some of them don't. 1. The Capitals are considered by many pundits to be a team in search of identity. That may be true, but they are playing great defense, something you usually need to do to win in the post-season, for whatever it is worth in January. Currently they have the lowest GAA in the NHL: