wprager wrote:He faced 31 shots and gave up 3 goals. Since all those shots came in the first half of the game it's fair to say that a lot of them were rebounds. Those are harder to stop since the goalie is often out of position after making a save. On the other hand, you hardly ever see a goalie with a great SV% who is not facing a ton of shots. The three goalies with the best SV% (15+ starts) are Neuvirth (Philly is 29th worst in shots allowed per game), Reimer (Leafs are 25th) and Lundqvist (Rags are 27th). Holtby is 4th best and the Caps are 3rd best in allowing shots on goal -- that's somewhat of an anomaly.
So, yeah, hard to tell without analyzing in a lot more detail, including checking those shots on rebounds -- was the rebound unavoidable or uncontrollable?
On balance I have to agree with Ev -- Anderson's been good but he has not been great.
By that do you mean...watching sports?
You can call it watching but it's more than that. I "watch" all the time but to properly analyze you would need to develop some kind of ranking system for shots (based on shot distance, quality of shooter, first shot vs. rebound, traffic in front, etc.) and then apply that ranking on each shot.
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