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Inside the Sharks PK: The Secrets to Their Success



In Part 1 of our inside look at the San Jose Sharks’ league-leading penalty kill, we assessed some of the unit’s weaknesses. This focus actually helped reveal the unit’s tendencies.

Now, SPORTLOGiQ’s data will put a magnifying glass on where the Sharks PK excels.

Inside the Sharks PK: Where Can They Be Beat?

As noted in Part 1, the NHL’s 29th-best team managed a league-best PK — this 28-spot difference between overall finish (29) and penalty kill rank (1) is the widest in NHL history.

Here are three things that key the success of San Jose’s PK.

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