Found February 25, 2012 on Puck Drunk Love:
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It's not every season that an NHL record falls. Some records carry more emphasis than others but it's still a notable achievement to set an individual season record at the game's highest level.  The "hits" statistic is a pretty controversial one. A hit is difficult to clearly define as opposed to a cut and dry statistic such as a goal, a shot or a penalty minute. Some nights you might see a player throw his weight around only to see that officially he only recorded one or two hits. By that same token, a player may appear to have a quiet night only to somehow lead his team with five or six hits. What counts as a hit and what doesn't is truly anyone's guess. Trying to dive into the logic behind it might cause a severe migraine - you've been warned.  With the subjectivity of the stat in mind, we dive in to the story that Cal Clutterbuck's NHL hit record for most hits in a season is poised to be broken. The current record for hits by a player in a...
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