Correlation between SV% & Winning
There is a strong correlation between team save percentage and winning. This year, only 2 teams with below-league-average SV% made the playoffs - Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. And only 3 teams with above-average SV% failed to make the playoffs - Florida, Dallas, NY Rangers and St. Louis.
Be your own judge; navigate the interactive chart at bottom, including past years. Share your thoughts in the comments or on social media.
2017-18 (Highlighted Teams = Made Playoffs)
data source: hockey-reference.com