Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Late Night Stats

People have commented all season that they think that the Badgers are giving up too many goals blah blah blah. I've said all along that it's all about goal differential and that we're going to be fine when it all comes down to it. Anyways, thanks to USCHO poster Scooby, we've learned that the top four teams in the country in scoring margin are also the four teams that made it to the Frozen Four in Detroit.

Do I think it's a bit of a coincidence that the top four teams in scoring margin are the four teams in Detroit? A little bit, but the point remains, it's the margin that matters. Have we given up more goals this season then I would have liked? Absolutely. But it helps that we have an offense that can get them back.

In case you were wondering, in 2006, 1.53 was our scoring margin.