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Review: Quantifying the importance of NHL shot differential

How important is shot differential really? Several analysts have looked at this several different ways and all came to similar answers.<p>When I tell people I do hockey stats work, the response is often something like "<i>Wow, neat. So what do the stats say about hockey?"</i> My answer is typically something …

Common Misconceptions on #FancyStats

Everything has already said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again. - <i>Andre Gide</i><p>It is common to read …

Price struggles thanks to coaching schemes

On Jan. 7, Carey Price was named to the Canadian Olympic team. At the time of the announcement, he was 20-11-4 with a .927 save percentage and the …

Ice Hockey

When will the NHL adopt advanced statistical analysis?

In baseball, advanced statistical analysis first brought to the masses by Bill James more than 30 years ago are now standard procedure for most MLB teams and broadcasts. In the NFL, teams such as the Atlanta Falcons and Chicago Bears use #fancystats to make personnel moves and evaluate draft …