People always question why getting penalty minutes are a good thing in fantasy hockey, and the only answer that can be given is that it allows every NHL player to potentially have value in fantasy hockey -- the enforcers are able to contribute to a fantasy team, just as they do in real life.... read more ›
Curtis Lazar – Buffalo Sabres: 31 Games Played.
This is part of the reason Buffalo has the LOWEST penalty minutes per game in the NHL.... see more ›
No, a team can never have less than 3 players on the ice. If a team takes a penalty while they have three players on the ice the penalty will be served at the expiry of the penalty with the least amount of time left.... view details ›
The two teams combined for 419 penalty minutes, an NHL record, breaking the previous total of 406 in a 1981 game between the Boston Bruins and the Minnesota North Stars. Philadelphia's 213 penalty minutes was also a new League record, as were the 409 minutes assessed in the third period.... see more ›
Which Players Have the Most PIM? David “Tiger” Williams leads all hockey players in penalty minutes. Over his 14 year career, he had over 3,971 penalty minutes.... see details ›
G. Goals. A goal is awarded to the last player on the scoring team to touch the puck prior to the puck entering the net. Note: Goals scored during a shootout do not count towards a player's goal total. A.... read more ›
And according to the Elias Sports Bureau, it was the first penalty-free playoff game in the NHL since penalty information has been recorded as a statistic. It was confirmed, however, that Game 7 was the first penalty-free playoff game in the last 20 years.... view details ›
Wayne Gretzky averaged a shooting percentage of 17.6 in his career.... see more ›
- Legal teams are 5 skaters and a goalie. ...
- All Leagues: Games are 30 minute straight play. ...
- No over-time during the regular season; tie games will be recorded as such.
- No slap shots (shots taken from above the waist) at all - not during warm-ups or games.
- Offside & icing is called in the Granite League only.
At the end of regulation, the entire ice surface will be shoveled and the goalies will change ends. There will be no further ice surface maintenance during the balance of overtime period.... view details ›
Coincidental penalties happen when a player on each team is called for an infraction at the same time. They both go to the penalty box, and the teams play with four skaters apiece. Goals scored during four-on-four play do not end the penalties in this situation.... continue reading ›
Scoring four goals in a hockey game is much less common than a hat trick. If a player scores four goals in a single game, it is sometimes referred to as a “Texas hat trick.” This term is less commonly used than a hat trick, and its origins are uncertain.... read more ›
The 1976-77 Montreal Canadiens are considered the best team in modern NHL history. They played 80 games that season and only lost eight of them while outscoring opponents 387-171.... see details ›
On February 7, 1991, the Philadelphia Flyers went up against the Washington Capitals in a match that would produce one of the greatest fights in NHL history. A hard hit on Don Beaupre behind the net from Craig Berube resulted in a mass of players brawling against the glass.... view details ›
Translation:shots on goal.... view details ›
|Abbreviation||What it Means|
- G-SOG-SH = Goals Scored / Total Shots on Goal / Total Shots. - Even (G-SOG-SH) = Even Strength Goals Scored / Total Shots On Goal / Total Shots. - Odd (G-SOG-SH) = Odd Strength Goals Scored / Total Shots On Goal / Total Shots.... see details ›
The number of goals scored as a percentage of shots taken. PPG. Power-play goal. Goals scored while the other team is playing shorthanded.... read more ›
The ROW acronym in hockey stands for Regulation plus Overtime Wins. It was introduced in the 2010-11 NHL season to distinguish between regulation/overtime wins and shootout wins. When two or more teams are equal in points and regulation wins, the team with a greater ROW will be ranked higher in the standings.... view details ›
SA Shots Against SH Short-handed goals SHA Short-handed goals against SO Shutouts SOS. Strength of Schedule; a rating of strength of schedule. The rating is denominated in goals above/below average, where zero is average.... see details ›
The penalty for fighting in the NHL starts with both players involved receiving at least a five-minute major penalty – additional penalties, such as ejection from the game, can be given if the referee deems it necessary. Players may also be fined for fighting.... see more ›
Unlike the rules regarding other players, a goalie can continue to play with the broken stick until he can make it to the bench during a pause in the game to retrieve a new one. He can also be handed a stick from a fellow player; however, this must be considered a legal hand-off.... see more ›
While goaltenders can be assessed penalties, a goaltender cannot go to the penalty box and the penalty must be instead served by another player from their team who was on the ice at the time of the infraction (the PIM will be charged to the goaltender).... see more ›
Stewart Randall Holt (born January 15, 1953) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey defenceman who spent ten seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL). Known as one of the toughest players in the sport during his career, he still holds the NHL single-game record for penalty minutes.... see details ›
Ron Hextall is the NHL's all-time penalty minutes leader when it comes to goalies and it's a record that will probably last forever. In 608 games over 13 seasons, Hextall picked up 569 penalty minutes and finished in triple digits in two of those seasons.... read more ›
The Gretzky rule
Gretzky held a press conference one day after being awarded the Hart Memorial Trophy, criticizing the NHL for punishing teams and players who previously benefited. The rule change became known as the "Gretzky rule." The rule was reversed for the 1992–93 season.... continue reading ›
His rookie card recently sold for $3.75 million, which is the highest price ever for a single hockey card.... see more ›
Major Hockey Penalties
A major penalty comes with five minutes in the penalty box, during which that team plays shorthanded. A major penalty is not shortened if the team on the power play scores a goal.... read more ›
|Checking from Behind||Major||5 minutes|
|Fight Instigator||Major||2 minutes|
|Holding/Grasping the Facemask||Major||5 minutes|
Pierre-Luc Dubois had the most penalties in 2021-22, with 45 penalties.... see more ›
(a) A “MISCONDUCT” penalty involves the removal of a player , other than a goalkeeper , from the game for a period of 10 minutes, or the designated misconduct penalty time, with immediate substitution taking place on ice.... continue reading ›