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Shooting when inside the penalty area is probably a good thing



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I am filing this under something that I found interesting and didn’t quite have room for on social media. It’s far from an exact science, and I don’t think I’m even presenting this with any sort of attempted analysis but I thought it was worth sharing.

It of course stands to reason that the more a team shoots from inside the opposition area (closer to goal) and can stop their opponent from doing so in their own penalty box (force them further from goal) – they are likely to do well over a league season and win plenty of points; and the suggestion from the numbers backs that up.

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