Gotta Keep ‘Em Separated: An Analysis
Twelve games into the season, the Ottawa Senators are allowing an average of just over 3 goals per game, good for sixth worst in the league.
But they’re 13th in goals for, scoring just under 3 goals per game. One’s response to this would be that it’s obvious why they’re losing. If you score less than the other team, you lose — plain and simple.
Still, averaging the 13th most goals per game in the league isn’t bad. So, it’s Craig Anderson’s fault … No, actually. Those who have been around hockey long enough will tell you that it’s rarely the netminder’s fault, and in this situation, they’d be right.
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