Stat Pack: Clean Teams

Avoiding penalties, putting up points and firing shots on goal in this week's numbers.
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Penn State has fired 35.55 shots on goal per game, leading the nation.

In our Stat Pack feature, College Hockey Inc. highlights five obscure but telling statistics from the world of college hockey. You can find many more, in our filtered stats database.

1. Nine teams have been shorthanded fewer than 90 times on the year, led by Yale, which has to kill penalties just 3.38 times per game.

Fewest Times Shorthanded
71 - Yale
78 - St. Cloud State
81 - Cornell
84 - Connecticut
86 - Michigan
87 - Dartmouth, Harvard
88 - AIC, New Hampshire

 

2. Monday night Johnny Gaudreau (Carneys Point, N.J./Dubuque-USHL/CGY) extended his point streak to 22 games. He leads the nation with just one game without a point.

Fewest Games Without a Point
1 - Johnny Gaudreau, Boston College
3 - Greg Carey, St. Lawrence
5 - Kenny Agostino, Yale
5 - Ryan Dzingel, Ohio State
5 - Kevin Hayes, Boston College
5 - Kevin Roy, Northeastern
5 - Matthew Zay, Mercyhurst

 

3. Five teams are firing an average of more than 35 shots on goal per game, led by Penn State.

Most Shots on Goal Per Game
35.55 - Penn State
35.46 - Minnesota
35.42 - Nebraska Omaha
35.29 - Yale
35.08 - Robert Morris 
34.58 - Maine
34.33 - Notre Dame
34.32 - Quinnipiac
34.18 - Minnesota State
33.77 - Bentley

 

4. Twenty-one freshmen goaltenders, representing 19 teams, have played at least one-third of their team's minutes. Here are the top 10:

Highest Percentage of a Team's Minutes, Freshmen
88.3% - Mathias Dahlstrom, Northern Michigan
82.4% - Alex Lyon, Yale
74.4% - Zach Nagelvoort, Michigan
67.4% - Cole Huggins, Minnesota State
62.5% - Tyler Steel, Brown
62.2% - Hunter Leisner, AIC
60.9% - Charlie Finn, Colgate
59.7% - Mike Santaguida, Vermont
57.8% - Jackson Teichrob, Niagara
50.6% - Carmine Guerriero, Alabama Huntsville

 

5. While some conferences use shootouts for the purposes of their standings, those games are considered ties in the national records. The teams with the most ties this season:

Most Ties
7 - Bemidji State
6 - Michigan Tech
5 - Bowling Green, Cornell, Denver, Mercyhurst, Minnesota, Providence, Quinnipiac

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