– Hooks Orpik with a good recap of November. He tracks the ups and downs. [ Pensburgh ]
In the spirit of that…
Our five most interesting Stats in November
Jokinen-Malkin-Neal the Pens best line.
We didn't count all games in November, but we ran a report on the last ten games:
Crosby lost a ton of faceoffs
It isn't too often you see this, Crosby lost the third most faceoffs in November. He still was clicking at 51%, but he was 177-164 in the faceoff circle.
Giveaways for Letang
Tough month for Kris Letang:
Kind of interesting to see Kunitz at the top of the drawn penalties list:
Best bang for the Buck… Joe Vitale
Hard to give Joe Vitale credit, but stats don't lie:
If Malkn were to keep up the pace he set in November he would finish with 135 points. But that probably isn't realistic. According to Dobber Hockey here is the current projections:
Historic pace for James Neal right now. Last time the Pens had three players with 100+ points was 1995-1996: