Saturday, March 04, 2017

Some numbers through 63 games

Through 63 games the 2016-17 Pats have....

- have the best winning percentage at .762 (previous best was 0.690 in 1973-74)
- most wins with 44 (previous best was 1980-81 with 42)
- fewest regulation losses with 11 (previous best was 1973-74 with 14)
- have scored the 10th most goals with 309 (franchise best is 394 in 1981-82)
- have allowed the 5th fewest goals with 191 (franchise best is 162 in 2001-02, franchise worse is 417 in 1978-79)
- have the 2nd best goal differential with a +118 309GF/191GA (franchise best is +141 339GF/198GA in 1973-74).

**Note: All franchise bests or previous bests were through 63 games of that season.**
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This year's squad are just the 3rd team to have 20 or more wins at home AND on the road.


SEASON HOME WINS ROAD WINS
1979-80
27
20
1983-84
28
20
2016-17
20
24

It also makes this years' team just the 3rd team to win 20 games on the road.

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Haven't updated the Career Regular Season stats for a bit so here you go:

Adam Brooks
- Has 308 games played which puts him 4th all-time. Needs 1 to tie Brett Leffler for 3rd All-Time.
- Has 109 goals which puts him in a tie for 36th all-time (with Andy Black and Rhett Gordon).
- Has 201 assists which puts him 7th all-time.
- Has 310 points which puts him in a tie for 13th all-time (with Jordan Eberle).

Chase Harrison
- Has 231 games played which puts him in a tie for 36th all-time (with Boyd Kane).
- Has 92 assists which puts him in 90th all-time.

Austin Wagner
- Has 230 games played which puts him in a tie for 38th (with Chandler Stephenson)
- Has 77 goals which puts him in a tie for 69th all-time (with Jeff Petruic and Dave Faulkner)
- Has 161 points which puts him in a tie for 88th all-time (with Jayson Meyer).

Sam Steel
- Has 195 games played which puts him in 86th all-time (needs 5 games to reach 200 and become the 77th player to play 200 regular season games for the Pats)
- Has 85 goals which puts him in 56th all-time.
- Has 156 assists which puts him 23rd all-time.
- Has 241 points which puts him 38th all-time.

Tyler Brown
- Has appeared in 112 games which puts him 14th all-time by a Pats goalie.
- Has played 6205 minutes which puts him 13th all-time by a Pats goalie.
- Has a GAA of 3.00 and as of right now has the 7th best average by a Pats goalie at (with a minimum of 2400 MIN/40GP)
- Has 6 shutouts which puts him in a tie fro 9th all-time (with Joe Selinger, Matt Hewitt, Jamie Reeve and Mike Risdale).
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A couple more quick stats from the 2016-17 season:

117 - Sam Steel has the 32nd most points in a single Pats season.
105 - Adam Brooks has the 55th most (tie).

72- Steel and Brooks assist total have them tied for the 25th most in a single season in Pats history (with Mike Sillinger).
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Here's hoping the Pats can get back on track tonight against the Hitmen!

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