Welcome to the annual Year in Review Series. As always, the year in review is broken down into three parts: final stats, fun with numbers, and my favorite things.
Kicking things off with Part 1…here are the final stats for the 2015-16 season:
Record: 46-20-8-2, 102 points, .671 points percentage. Home: 27-7-3-1. Road: 19-13-5-1.
Leading Point Scorers (Top 5): Matt Lorito (54), Mike Sislo (53), Jim O’Brien (38), Paul Thompson (34), Reid Boucher/Brian O’Neill (32)
Goals: Mike Sislo (27)
Assists: Matt Lorito (36)
+/-: Vojtech Mozik (+28)
Penalty Minutes: Pierre-Luc Leblond (131)
Power Play Goals: Mike Sislo (14)
Shorthanded Goals: Mike Sislo/Jim O’Brien (3)
Game Winning Goals: 3 tied with 5
Wins: Yann Danis (28)
Shutouts: Yann Danis (8)
Minutes: Yann Danis (2681:16)
Save Percentage: Scott Wedgewood (.933)
Goals Against Average: Scott Wedgewood (1.55)
Record: 46-20-8-2, 2nd in North Division, 2nd in Eastern Conference, 3rd overall.
Attendance: 3,366 average, 28th.
Penalty Minutes: 1,232 for an average of 16.21 minutes per game, 7th.
Power Play: 18.3%, 8th.
Penalty Kill: 87.2%, 3rd.
Shorthanded Goals: 9, tied for 7th.
Goals For/Game: 2.79, 14th.
Goals Against/Game: 2.20, 2nd.
Shots For/Game: 29.78, 17th.
Shots Against/Game: 24.41, 1st.
Individual League Leaders:
These Devils placed in the league top 5 in the following categories:
Power Play Goals: Mike Sislo, 14, 1st.
Shooting Percentage: Joseph Blandisi, 25.7%, 2nd.
GAA: Yann Danis, 2.22, 3rd.
Shutouts: Yann Danis, 8, 2nd.
Rookie Scoring: Matt Lorito, 54 points, 5th.
Rookie Assists: Matt Lorito, 36, tied for 4th.
Rookie Power Play Assists: Matt Lorito, 19, tied for 3rd.
Rookie Shorthanded Assists: Blake Pietila, 3, tied for 1st.
Rookie Power Play Points: Matt Lorito, 24, 3rd.
Rookie Shooting Percentage: Joseph Blandisi, 25.7%, 2nd.
Defenseman Power Play Assists: Marc Andre Gragnani, 19, tied for 2nd.
Stay tuned until after the postseason is completed for parts 2 and 3. Depending on the length of postseason, there may be a part 1A for postseason statistics.