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Shots, as far as the eye can see
Posted By DJ Bean On December 29, 2010 @ 5:34 pm In General | No Comments
Nathan Horton ‘s been a popular guy lately for all the wrong reasons, as Tuesday’s no-show was the latest example of a contest that, if made into a movie, would not have a part for the winger.
Matt Kalman had an interesting post at the Bruins Blog  today pointing out that Horton has had one shot or less in 12 games this season. I was astonished last night when seeing that he’s actually third on the team in shots despite how frequent these duds seem to come. With that in mind, here’s a quick breakdown of each line and its players shots on goal. Of course, the lines are listed just for organization’s sake, as the current lines have only existed for three games this season.
* Savard has played in 12 games,
** Seguin has played in 33 games.
^ Krejci has played in 28 games.
^^ Marchand has played in 32 games.
Moral of the story? As good as Thornton is at getting pucks to the net and creating rebounds, he shouldn’t be nipping at Horton’s heals — and that’s not a plea for Thornton to shoot less.
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URLs in this post:
 Nathan Horton: http://media.weei.com/hockey/nathan-horton.htm
 Matt Kalman had an interesting post at the Bruins Blog: http://www.thebruinsblog.net/2010/12/29/bottom-line-horton-has-to-shoot-more-to-be-player-bruins-need/
 Milan Lucic: http://media.weei.com/hockey/milan-lucic.htm
 Marc Savard: http://media.weei.com/hockey/marc-savard.htm
 Mark Recchi: http://media.weei.com/hockey/mark-recchi.htm
 Patrice Bergeron: http://media.weei.com/hockey/patrice-bergeron.htm
 Tyler Seguin: http://media.weei.com/hockey/tyler-seguin.htm
 Blake Wheeler: http://media.weei.com/hockey/blake-wheeler.htm
 David Krejci: http://media.weei.com/hockey/david-krejci.htm
 Michael Ryder: http://media.weei.com/hockey/michael-ryder.htm
 Brad Marchand: http://media.weei.com/hockey/brad-marchand.htm
 Gregory Campbell: http://media.weei.com/hockey/gregory-campbell.htm
 Shawn Thornton: http://media.weei.com/hockey/shawn-thornton.htm
 Zdeno Chara: http://media.weei.com/hockey/zdeno-chara.htm
 Dennis Seidenberg: http://media.weei.com/hockey/dennis-seidenberg.htm
 NHL: http://media.weei.com/hockey/nhl.htm
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