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Lone Gunmen, the epilogue

Following up on my recent piece on Unassisted Goals, Brian from New York City wrote,

Just an idea about the no assist goals in the NHL...it seems to me that many of them tend to be short-handed goals, as many of the leaders seem to be leading short-handed goal scorers. Wonder if you could breakdown that percentage?
Why certainly, Brian, thanks for pointing out an angle of that story that I probably should have covered in the initial piece. At an overall level, the non-empty net, non-penalty shots goals broke down as follows:







Basically, Solo Goals are indeed a much bigger slice of overall shorthanded goals than they are of even strength goals, but even strength still accounts for almost 75% of all unassisted scores. Thanks for the question, Brian!