## How is statistics used in hockey?

A plus is given to a player who is on the ice when his team scores an even-strength or shorthanded goal, while a minus is given to players on the ice when opponents score in those situations. The difference is the plus-minus rating. The total time a player receives for minor, major or misconduct infractions.

### What is the most important statistic in hockey?

GF/60 is the most important stat because it’s using real goals as opposed to expected goals. GF/60 has a direct impact on the game and it’s much easier to gain cumulative value from offence than it is from defence. Although defence is a great stat, it can have a major flaw in a player’s defensive impact.

#### What does PPP mean in hockey stats?

Forwards/Defensemen: | |
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Abbreviation | What it Means |

PPA | Powerplay Assists |

PPP | Powerplay Points |

SHG | Shorthanded Goals |

**What do the 3 numbers mean in hockey?**

The three numbers represented are Wins-Losses-OT, for example 20-10-3, which translates to 20 wins, 10 losses, and 3 overtime/shootout losses.

**How big is a field hockey pitch?**

The pitch on which field hockey is played is 91.4m long and 55m wide. This boundary is marked on the turf and the shorter lines are called backlines.

## How is xG calculated hockey?

“In the broadest sense, expected goals (xG) is a measure that seeks to address the concern that not all shots are created equal. xG considers a variety of factors and then mathematically assigns a value to each shot attempt that represents the probability of that shot becoming a goal.

### What does GMS mean in hockey stats?

– 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. – Shot % = Shot Percentage By Team.