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Wednesday, June 22, 2011

2011 NHL Individual Statistical Leaders

With only five trophies awarded for statistical achievement alone (Art Ross, Rocket Richard, Plus-Minus, Jennings, Crozier) there are plenty of accomplishments that escape recognition at the NHL Awards. The list below provides a complete picture of the 2011 NHL individual leaders in a variety of pertinent regular season statistical categories.

Points: D. Sedin (104)
Points/G: Crosby (1.61)
ES Points: D. Sedin/Perry (62)
PP Points: D. Sedin (42)
SH Points: Nielsen (8)
Goals: Perry (50)
Goals/G: Crosby (.78)
ES Goals: Perry (32)
PP Goals: D. Sedin (18)
SH Goals: Nielsen (7)
GW Goals: Ovechkin/Perry (11)
EN Goals: Dubinsky/Lucic (5)
Assists: H. Sedin (75)
Assists/G: H. Sedin (.91)
Shots: Ovechkin (367)
Missed Shots: Ovechkin (159)
Plus/Minus: Chara (33)
PIMs: Konopka (307)
Minor Penalty: Subban (42)
Major Penalty: Parros (27)
Game Misconduct: Gillies (3)
TOI: Keith (2,204:33)
TOI/Game: Keith (26:53)
Shifts: Bouwmeester (2,554)
TOI/Shift: Green (62)
Face Off %: Steckel (62.3)
Giveaways: Kovalchuk (104)
Takeaways: Thornton (114)
Blocked Shots: Girardi (236)
Hits: Clutterbuck (336)

Wins: Luongo/Price (38)
Losses: Khabibulin (32)
Shots Against: Ward (2,375)
Saves: Ward (2,191)
GA: Ward (184)
GAA: Thomas (2.00)
SV%: Thomas (.938)
Shutouts: Lundqvist (11)
TOI: Ward (4,317:35)

Perhaps one day the NHL will expand their annual awards selection to include more of these categories. Until then, we'll leave it up to the voters to determine who's ripe for recognition.