Now, you wouldn’t know it by some of the things I’ve said here, but I actually do like the statistical side of hockey. And now that the DTV celebration is over, I figure now’s a pretty good time to get into some numbers.
Rick Tocchet’s winning percentage as head coach was roughly .358. 35.8%. Let’s take a look at some other things that are around that number.
Lightning goal tenders saved roughly 35.8% of the shots they faced this season.
Coincidentally, .358 is also the approximate Lightning Goals Against Average.
35.8% of the time, my printer actually works.
35.8% of the time, you can search for something on Yahoo! And it actually finds what you are looking for.
358 days out of the past 365 is about the right number of days that Oren Koules, Len Barrie, Brian Lawton, or Rick Tocchet did something that made me cry and cuddle up in a ball on the couch.
In about 35.8% of my posts from now on, I’ll still find a way
to beat the same jokes into the ground to make fun of one of the four above mentioned dumbasses.
35.8% is the average chunk of his paycheck that Tocchet does not use for gambling.
358 was about the number of fans that actually made it to the last Lightning home game.
There’s a 35.8% chance I won’t throw my computer out the window after using it to write
hate mail a funny blog post if the Lightning trade Martin St. Louis or Vinny Lecavalier.
There’s a 358% chance I will probably go into a profanity-laced tirade if that happens.
35.8% of the time I’m at work, I don’t daydream about the 2004 Cup run.
When my coworkers involve me in their petty disagreements, 35.8% of the time, I don’t get mad.
35.8% of the time, our defense actually seemed interested in playing hockey.
35.8% of these statistics are not false, made up, or exaggerated.
I was about 35.8% successful in writing a post about hockey stats.
Well, that’s only about 35.8% true.