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/A
Indicates that the statistic is adjusted.
/G
Indicates that the statistic is per game played.
+/-
Plus/minus; calculated by subtracting the total number of goals allowed by a player's team while the player is on the ice (at even strength or on the power play) from the total number of goals scored by the player's team while the player is on the ice (at even strength or short-handed).
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An underline indicates that a career figure is based on incomplete data. For example, shots on goal were not officially recorded for skaters until the 1967-68 NHL season, so Bobby Hull's career total is incomplete.
A
Assists
ATOI
Average time on ice (in minutes:seconds per game)
Age
Age; player age on February 1 of the given season.
DPS
Defensive point shares; an estimate of the number of points contributed by a player due to his defense. Please see the article Calculating Points Shares for more information.
EV
Even strength goals
G
Goals scored
GA
Goals against
GAA
Goals against average; calculated by dividing goals against by minutes played, then multiplying by 60 (the length of a regulation game).
GC
Goals created; calculated by adding goals scored to 0.5 times assists, then multiplying by team goals divided by team goals plus 0.5 times team assists. For example in 2006-07, Sidney Crosby had 36 goals and 84 assists. The Penguins as a team had 267 goals and 468 assists. Thus Crosby is credited with (36 + 0.5 * 84) * (267 / (267 + 0.5 * 468)) = 41.57 goals created. Note that the sum of player goals created is equal to the sum of player goals scored for all teams.
GF
Goals for
GP
Games played
GPS
Goalie point shares; an estimate of the number of points contributed by a player due to his play in goal. Please see the article Calculating Points Shares for more information.
GW
Game-winning goals
L
Losses
Lg
League
MIN
Minutes played (as goaltender)
OL
Overtime/shootout losses
OPS
Offensive point shares; an estimate of the number of points contributed by a player due to his offense. Please see the article Calculating Points Shares for more information.
Opp
Opponent
PGA
Power play goals on-ice against; the total number of power play goals scored against a player's team while he was on the ice.
PGF
Power play goals on-ice for; the total number of power play goals scored by a player's team while he was on the ice.
PIM
Penalties in minutes
PK%
Penalty killing percentage; calculated by subtracting power play goals against from power play opportunities against, then dividing by power play opportunities against.
PP%
Power play percentage; calculated by dividing power play goals by power play opportunities.
PP
Power play goals
PPA
Power play goals against
PPO
Power play opportunities
PPOA
Power play opportunities against
PS
Point shares; an estimate of the number of points contributed by a player. Please see the article Calculating Points Shares for more information.
PTS
Points; for players, calculated by adding goals to assists; for teams and goalies, calculated by adding two times wins to ties plus overtime/shootout losses.
PTS%
Points percentage; for teams and goalies, calculated by dividing points by maximum possible points.
S
Shots
S%
Shooting percentage; calculated by dividing goals by shots on goal.
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. My colleague Doug Drinen of Pro-Football-Reference.com has written a great explanation of this method.
SRS
Simple Rating System; a rating that takes into account average goal differential and strength of schedule. The rating is denominated in goals above/below average, where zero is average. My colleague Doug Drinen of Pro-Football-Reference.com has written a great explanation of this method.
SV
Saves; calculated by subtracting goals against from shots against.
SV%
Save percentage; calculated by dividing saves by shots against.
T
Ties
T/O
Ties plus overtime/shootout losses.
TOI
Time on ice (in minutes)
TGA
Total goals on-ice against; the total number of goals scored against a player's team while he was on the ice.
TGF
Total goals on-ice for; the total number of goals scored by a player's team while he was on the ice.
Tm
Team
W
Wins
W%
Winning percentage; calculated by adding wins to one-half ties, then dividing by games played.
Win Probability
The estimated probability that Team A will defeat Team B in a given matchup.
Year
Year that the season occurred. Since the NHL season is split over two calendar years, the year given is the last year for that season. For example, the year for the 2008-09 season would be 2009.