Stat Pack: Clutch Scoring

Top performers late in the game, goalie splits and more in this week's look at statistical oddities.
Josh Archibald has scored 8 of his 11 goals after the second intermission (Photo by Jeff Beiermann/Omaha Athletics).

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

1. Nebraska Omaha's Josh Archibald leads the nation with eight goals in the third period or overtime. Here's a look at the top point scorers in that time:

Leading Scorers, Third Period & OT
5-8-13 - Austin Czarnik, Miami
6-6-12 - Riley Barber, Miami
3-8-11 - Connor Jones, Quinnipiac
4-6-10 - Ross Mauermann, Providence
4-6-10 - Ryan Misiak, Mercyhurst

 

2. Goalies sometimes find their groove on different nights of the weekend. Here are the top goaltenders on Friday and Saturday nights:

Save Percentage, Fridays
.952 - Steven Summerhays, Notre Dame
.948 - Martin Ouellette, Maine
.948 - Zach Nagelvoort, Michigan
.947 - Hunter Leisner, AIC
.943 - Zane Gothberg, North Dakota

Save Percentage, Saturdays
.970 - Raphael Girard, Harvard
.966 - Thatcher Demko, Boston College
.957 - Cole Huggins, Minnesota State
.953 - Jon Gillies, Providence
.951 - Sam Brittain, Denver

 

3. 42 of 59 teams have an even or positive goal differential at home. The best of them:

Best Goal Differential, Home Games
+4.00 – Boston College
+3.00 - Wisconsin
+2.50 - Maine
+2.30 - Minnesota
+2.12 - Mercyhurst

 

4. Yale was 0-1-1 on the weekend, but it wasn't for lack of effort. The Bulldogs fired 95 shots on goal, the most of any team in the country, and allowed just 54.

 

5. The top-scoring draft-eligible player in college hockey is a defenseman:

Leading Scorers, NHL Draft-Eligible Players
4-12-16 - Gavin Bayreuther, SLU
7-7-14 - Austin Cangelosi, BC
6-8-14 - Trevor Moore, DU
6-8-14 - Kyle Schempp, FSU
5-8-13 - Dalen Hedges, Northeastern

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