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Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Extra Helping of Skinny: Shootout notes

Where does last night's shootout rank historically? 

It's the 3rd longest shootout in NHL history 
Shootout Score:
WASHINGTON 5 @ FLORIDA 6  20 rounds 12/16/14  (Luongo-W, Holtby -L;  GDG: Nick Bjugstad)
NY RANGERS 4 @ WASHINGTON 3  15 rounds 11/26/05  (Lundqvist W, Kolzig-L; GDG: Marek Malik)
NY ISLANDERS 5 @ ANAHEIM 4  14 rounds 11/22/16 (Greiss-W, Bernier-L; GDG: Nick Leddy)

(All three were won by the team that shot last  -- "Skate-off win"?)

It's the 6th time a team has scored at least 5 goals in a shootout
6 - Florida 12/16/14 (20 rounds)
5 - Tampa Bay 3/27/14 (13 rounds --->against  Evgeni Nabokov & NYI; Sami Salo scored in top of 13th; Johan Sundstrom failed in bottom of 13th)
5 - Washington 12/16/14 (20 rounds)  --->only team to score 5 shootout goals and lose
5-  Florida 11/27/15  (5 rounds --> against Jaroslav Halak; only time a team has scored on every shot in shootout of at least 4 rounds.  Alexsandr Barkov scored in top of 5th; Brock Nelson failed in bottom of 5th)
5-  Dallas 12/26/15  (9 rounds)
5-  ISLES 11/22/16 (14 rounds)

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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