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Tomas Plekanec 2011-12

By Kicks @Chrisboucher73
Stats and rankings for the 2011-12 season
Total events tracked for Plekanec: 4,238
Total even-strength minutes played: 1,168.5
The charts below represent Plekanec's statistics during the 2011-12 season. The first chart reflects his play in the offensive-zone, while the second chart represents his play in the defensive-zone.
The first column within each chart lists each category. The second column indicates his rating/ratio/success-rate/event per-minute within that category. The third column is the team average, while the fourth through sixth columns show his ranking among teammates. The first ranking is where he raked among all 24 of his returning teammates, the second ranking is versus 16 returning forwards, and the final ranking is versus the 5 returning centremen (Gomez, Plekanec, Eller, Nokelainen, Desharnais).
OFFENSIVE-ZONE
Where Plekanec ranked number 1 among fellow centremen:
  • Shots through to the net per-minute
Where Plekanec ranked low (4th or 5th) among fellow centremen: 
  • Offensive-zone risk/reward rating
  • Offensive-zone loose-puck recoveries per-minute
  • Offensive-zone pick-battle winning percentage
  • Offensive-zone events per-minute played
  • Successful o-zone puck-possession plays per-minute
  • Attempted o-zone passes per-minute
  • Successful o-zone passes per-minute
  • Attempted o-zone dekes per-minute
  • Successful o-zone dekes per-minute
  • True shooting percentage

OFFENSIVE-ZONE (EVEN-STRENGTH) # TEAM AVG. RANK RANK (FWDS) RANK (C)

OFFENSIVE-ZONE RISK/REWARD RATING 0.39 0.30 8 8 4

OFFENSIVE-ZONE RATIO (SUCCESSFUL TO UNSUCCESSFUL PLAYS) 1.68 1.64 10 6 3

OFFENSIVE-ZONE LOOSE-PUCK RECOVERIES PER-MINUTE 0.27 0.25 10 10 4

OFFENSIVE-ZONE PUCK-BATTLE WINNING-PERCENTAGE 41.9% 49.8% 21 15 5

OFFENSIVE-ZONE EVENTS PER-MINUTE PLAYED 1.53 1.24 10 10 4

FORECHECKING SUCCESS-RATE 69.4% 71.1% 11 7 2

INTERCEPTED OPPOSITION PASSES PER-MINUTE (O-ZONE) 0.071 0.062 5 5 2

SUCCESSFUL O-ZONE PUCK POSSESSION PLAYS PER MINUTE 0.53 0.42 7 7 4

O-ZONE PUCK-POSSESSION SUCCESS-RATE 59.3% 56.6% 7 4 2

ATTEMPTED O-ZONE PASSES PER-MINUTE 0.50 0.40 7 7 4

SUCCESSFUL O-ZONE PASSES PER-MINUTE 0.30 0.24 6 6 4

O-ZONE PASSING SUCCESS-RATE 59.2% 60.7% 16 8 3

ATTEMPTED O-ZONE DEKES PER-MINUTE 0.17 0.13 8 8 4

SUCCESSFUL O-ZONE DEKES PER-MINUTE 0.11 0.07 6 6 4

O-ZONE DEKE SUCCESS-RATE 64.1% 56.1% 5 2 2

ATTEMPTED SHOTS PER-MINUTE 0.23 0.21 9 9 2

SHOTS THROUGH TO THE NET PER-MINUTE 0.13 0.10 4 4 1

SHOTS THROUGH SUCCESS-RATE 56.1% 49.1% 8 7 2

TRUE SHOOTING-PERCENTAGE (GOALS / ATTEMPTED SHOTS) 3.3% 3.7% 10 10 4

AVERAGE RANKING 9 7 3


DEFENSIVE-ZONE
Where  Plekanec ranked number 1 among fellow centremen:
  • Attempted dump-outs per-minute
  • Dump-outs per-minute

Where Plekanec ranked low (4th or 5th) among fellow centremen: 
  • Successful d-zone puck-possession plays per-minute
  • Defensive-zone puck-possession success-rate
  • D-zone passing success-rate
  • Attempted d-zone dekes per-minute
  • Successful d-zone dekes per-minute
  • Defensive-zone deke success-rate
Keep in mind Plekanec played more minutes against the other teams' top players than any other center. Because of this, he spent more time in the defenisve-zone than any other center.

DEFENSIVE-ZONE (EVEN-STRENGTH) # TEAM AVG. RANK RANK (FORWARDS) RANK (CENTRES)

DEFENSIVE-ZONE RISK/REWARD RATING 0.45 0.60 12 4 3

DEFENSIVE-ZONE RATIO (SUCCESSFUL TO UNSUCCESSFUL PLAYS) 2.02 2.12 13 7 3

DEFENSIVE-ZONE LOOSE-PUCK RECOVERIES PER-MINUTE 0.29 0.32 12 4 2

DEFENSIVE-ZONE PUCK-BATTLE WINNING-PERCENTAGE 50.5% 53.1% 15 8 3

DEFENSIVE-ZONE EVENTS PER-MINUTE PLAYED 1.35 1.68 12 4 3

DEFENDING IN D-ZONE SUCCESS-RATE 69.2% 68.3% 11 7 2

INTERCEPTED OPPOSITION PASSES PER-MINUTE (D-ZONE) 0.080 0.086 11 4 3

BLOCKED SHOTS PER-MINUTE (D-ZONE) 0.047 0.065 11 3 2

SUCCESSFUL D-ZONE PUCK POSSESSION PLAYS PER MINUTE 0.34 0.55 12 4 4

D-ZONE PUCK-POSSESSION SUCCESS-RATE 63.3% 67.5% 14 6 5

ATTEMPTED D-ZONE PASSES PER-MINUTE 0.37 0.64 11 3 3

SUCCESSFUL D-ZONE PASSES PER-MINUTE 0.25 0.19 11 3 3

D-ZONE PASSING SUCCESS-RATE 67.1% 70.7% 15 7 5

ATTEMPTED D-ZONE DEKES PER-MINUTE 0.02 0.05 19 12 5

SUCCESSFUL D-ZONE DEKES PER-MINUTE 0.01 0.03 18 11 5

D-ZONE DEKE SUCCESS-RATE 40.7% 57.0% 14 9 5

ATTEMPTED DUMP-OUTS PER-MINUTE 0.13 0.11 4 2 1

DUMP-OUTS PER-MINUTE 0.08 0.07 9 7 1

DUMP-OUTS SUCCESS-RATE 62.8% 65.0% 16 8 2

AVERAGE RANKING 13 6 3



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