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Using goal share to adjust eras and determine the best goal scorer in NHL history

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Ovechkin and Lemieux are both in the debate about the best goal scorer in NHL history

Who is the best goal scorer in NHL history? Three weeks ago I adjusted Alex Ovechkin’s goals to see how many he would have hypothetically had through the first 800 games of his career if he had played from 1979-89 (a high-scoring NHL era). I used a statistic I created … Read Full Post >>