Schneider and Luongo; Just the stats, sir

Cam Charron
April 23 2012 05:03PM

What follows is a dry look at two goaltenders for the Vancouver Canucks this season.

In no way am I claiming that any of the following information is predictive. All I can tell you is that it is reliable, and takes into account both Canucks' goaltenders over 87 games this season.

  Save Percentage
Cory Schneider 0.939
Roberto Luongo 0.918

  Even Strength Save %
Cory Schneider 0.933
Roberto Luongo 0.930

  Starts
Cory Schneider 31
Roberto Luongo 56

  Quality Starts
Cory Schneider 25
Roberto Luongo 34

  Quality Start %
Cory Schneider 80.6%
Roberto Luongo 60.7%

  Blow-Ups
Cory Schneider 2
Roberto Luongo 8

  Blow-Up %
Cory Schneider 6.5%
Roberto Luongo 14.3%

  Win % in Quality Starts
Cory Schneider 0.760
Roberto Luongo 0.735

  Points % in Quality Starts
Cory Schneider 0.780
Roberto Luongo 0.824

  Win % in Blow-Ups
Cory Schneider 0.0%
Roberto Luongo 0.0%

  Points % in Blow-Ups
Cory Schneider 0.0%
Roberto Luongo 0.0%

  Goal support
Cory Schneider 2.71
Roberto Luongo 3.09

  Shots Faced per start
Cory Schneider 31.9
Roberto Luongo 29.2

  One Goal Games
Cory Schneider 18
Roberto Luongo 29

  Win % in one-goal games
Cory Schneider 0.722
Roberto Luongo 0.483

  Points % in one-goal games
Cory Schneider 0.750
Roberto Luongo 0.621

  Relief Appearances
Cory Schneider 5
Roberto Luongo 1

  Record in Relief
Cory Schneider 1-1
Roberto Luongo 0-1

  Save % in Relief
Cory Schneider 0.972
Roberto Luongo 0.800

  Save % in starts
Cory Schneider 0.938
Roberto Luongo 0.920

 

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#1 Chris.
April 23 2012, 05:28PM
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It's pretty obvious Mike Gillis should trade Cory Schneider to Edmonton immediately.

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#2 dan
April 23 2012, 05:37PM
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Great post Cam; One exception Strength of opposition. It's complex but I found Cory actually played against slightly easier comp. could explain/account for slight diff. in even strength save%.We are all waiting for Cory's regression re: pp save % should hit hard/unless he has special talent?

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#3 SparHawk
April 23 2012, 06:35PM
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Excellent information.

So, we can (possibly...) explain away the slight differences in a few stats, but, does anyone have an explanation for the weaker Goal Support Cory got: 2.79 v 3.09 ?

Does not seem to be an insignificant difference.

Makes me wonder whether the Canucks are: i) taking it easier when Cory's in net? ii) playing down to the competition (assuming he's being protected to a degree) ?

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#4 HT575
April 23 2012, 06:44PM
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dan wrote:

Great post Cam; One exception Strength of opposition. It's complex but I found Cory actually played against slightly easier comp. could explain/account for slight diff. in even strength save%.We are all waiting for Cory's regression re: pp save % should hit hard/unless he has special talent?

I don't know of all Schneids' starts, but he was in for our biggest games: Bruins Blackhawks Predators ...and won those games. I totally disagree with your "played against easier comp" note.

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