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radiokungfu t1_jar45eb wrote

As someone who watches 0 hockey, whats the difference between team points and player points? Google says gretzky took 34 games in 83 to score 100 points. Isnt that much faster??


Bob_Ross_was_an_OG t1_jar516n wrote

Teams get points based on the games they play, players get points based on goals or assists they have. They are independent of each other.

Team points - 2 points for a win, 1 point for an OT/shootout loss, 0 points for a loss.

Player points - 1 point for a goal or assist.


MathMaddox t1_jarj568 wrote

The bruins player generated 21 points last night (goals + assists) but received 2 team points (1 win).

There can be two assists per goal, so a total of 3 "player" points possible per goal (1 for goal +2 assists). You may see a "+/-" stat. This is the number of points generated while on the ice. A negative number means you were on the ice when the other team scored more often then when your team scored.