Playoff Campbellnomics - May 13

Author:
Publish date:
The Hockey News

The Hockey News

At thehockeynews.com, we don't ask how or even how many. We ask: How many of them were important?

That's the crux behind Campbellnomics, a statistic unique to THN.com that measures meaningful goals. We're not concerned with who scores the sixth goal in a 6-1 game. We're more concerned with the players who can be counted on to contribute when it matters most.

And since goals should be worth more than assists, goals in this system count for one point, assists for a half. And points are awarded only when the following goals are scored: the first goal of a game, a goal that puts the team ahead or into a tie, game-winning goals, overtime goals and shootout goals.

Some goals are worth more than one point. For example, the first goal of the game is always worth two points, one for the first of the game and another for putting the team ahead.

Campbellnomics is updated Tuesdays only on thehockeynews.com. For more great profiles, news and views from the world of hockey, Subscribe to The Hockey News magazine.

TOP HEADLINES

SinghPhoto
Play

Obsession, Courage and Inspiration: Harnarayan Singh on Breaking Racial Barriers in Broadcasting

'Had I not given it a shot, I would've regretted it.' He grew up being told someone who looked like him could never do NHL play-by-play. His passion drove him to prove everyone wrong – and he did.

John Leonard
Play

John Leonard a Pleasant Surprise for the San Jose Sharks

From the sixth round of the 2018 draft to the NHL three years later, John Leonard looks to be quite the get for a team in desperate need of scoring.

USATSI_14462243_168393428_lowres

Father of Broncos' Bus Crash Victim: 'I Don't Have the Energy For Hatred'

Scott Thomas lost his son in the greatest tragedy in the history of Canadian sports. Three years later, he's advocating for the man who drove the truck that killed his son to remain in Canada.