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Saturday, October 25, 2014

Boychuk and Leddy dominating at even strength

It's been three weeks since Garth Snow acquired Johnny Boychuk and Nick Leddy and after seeing their contributions through the first seven games, it's hard to imagine where the Isles would be without them.

A few numbers:
Boychuk is 2-4-6 with a +5 , his 2 PP goals and 5 PP points are tied for the team lead.
Leddy is 3-2-5 with a +4

But check out these even strength numbers:
There have been 10 even-strength goals scored with Boyhuk on the ice; 8 of them by the Isles (80%)
There have been 11 even-strength goals scored with Leddy on the ice; 8 of them by the Isles (73%)

(The two forwards who have been the best so far:  Grabovski (80% -- 4 of 5) and Bailey (71% -- 5 of 7).

(Thanks puckalytics for some of the #fancystats)

Forever1940 is the nom de plume of Eric Hornick, statistician on Islander home telecasts since January 21, 1982. Visit my blog: NYISkinny.com and follow me on Twitter @ehornick

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