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Thursday, October 5, 2000
NHL statistics glossary


NON-GOALIES
+/- Plus-minus ratio. The difference between 1) goals scored by a player's team when that player is on the ice with his team at even strength or short-handed, and 2) goals scored against a player's team when that player is on the ice at even strength or on a power play.
A Total assists
G Total goals scored
GP Total games played
PCT Shooting percentage
Goals divided by shots
PIM Total penalties in minutes
PPA Total power-play assists
PPG Total power-play goals
PTS Total points. Goals plus assists
SHA Total short-handed assists
SHG Total short-handed goals
SHOTS Total shots on goal

GOALIES
EGA Total empty-net goals against
GA Total goals against
GAA Goals-against average
(Goals against divided by minutes played) times 60
GF Total goals for
GP Total games played
GS Total games started
L Total losses
MIN Total minutes played
RT Regulation ties
SO Total shutouts
SPCT Save percentage
Saves divided by (Saves plus goals against)
SV Total saves
T Total ties
W Total wins





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