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Inside NHL's goal-scoring increase: Who benefits the most?

From ESPN - November 14, 2017

Through the first month-plus of the season, the NHL has given fans a more entertaining product in the form of increased scoring.

This season, goal scoring is at its highest since the 2005-06 season, with games averaging 6.04 goals per game. That's exactly a half-goal more per game than last season. If the league keeps up its torrid scoring pace, it will result in an uptick of 635 more goals across the NHL:

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