Found March 08, 2013 on The 6th Sens:
PLAYERS: Erik Karlsson
TEAMS: Ottawa Senators
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All but five periods in the second quarter of the season were played without Erik Karlsson, and if you've been watching the games you don't need me to tell you the team looks different now. Shots against have gone up, and the Senators have struggled to create offensive chances for long stretches. Nevertheless the team has stayed in games and picked up points in ones they've lost, so much so that I think at this point I'd be surprised to see them fall out of the playoffs. Still, the totals below are pretty ugly, hopefully it was just a blip, they have certainly looked better as a team with Michalek back in the lineup. The chance totals from games 1-12 can be found here. And this is the scoring chance definition I adhere to when tracking games: "A scoring chance is defined as a clear play directed toward the opposing net from a dangerous scoring area - loosely defined as the top of the circle in and inside the faceoff dots (nicknamed the Home Plate), t...
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