Net Shots Post-Faceoff (NSPF) estimates a face-off taker's contribution to puck possession by counting shot flow (shots-for minus shots-against) during the 10 seconds following a player's face-offs in 5-versus-5 situations, and comparing it to a league-average face-off taker. NSPF is calculated for each of the offensive, defensive, and netural zones; the overall NSPF is their sum.

In short, NSPF is how many more shots-for a player's team had, plus shots-against prevented, following face-offs he took compared with what a league-average face-off taker would have done with the same number of 5-versus-5 face-offs in each zone (offensive, defensive, and neutral).

NSPF/FO is the NSPF per face-off, allowing for easier comparison among players with different numbers of face-offs taken.



See this article for more detailed information.
 
Player Team NSPF NSPF/FO OZ AdjNetS NZ AdjNetS DZ AdjNetS FO OZ FO NZ FO DZ FO
1 Evgeny Kuznetsov WSH 1.09 0.0034 1.25 0.00 -0.16 318 99 108 111
2 Nicklas Backstrom WSH 0.95 0.0030 0.20 1.00 -0.25 319 105 115 99
3 Lars Eller WSH 0.14 0.0004 0.27 -1.00 0.87 334 96 123 115

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