Understanding Advanced Stats

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Limits of Corsi: What can and can't it do?

A refresher on the usage of Corsi discussing where it works and where it doesn't.

Limits of Corsi: What can and can't it do?

A refresher on the usage of Corsi discussing where it works and where it doesn't.

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Common Misconceptions on #FancyStats

An attempt to bring understanding of hockey analytical theories so that anyone can come to their own informed opinion.

Common Misconceptions on #FancyStats

An attempt to bring understanding of hockey analytical theories so that anyone can come to their own informed opinion.

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Percentages and Probabilities: Does luck exist?

In sport, it's often said you have to be lucky to be good. But how often does luck actually factor into sport? We use statistics to explain.

Percentages and Probabilities: Does luck exist?

In sport, it's often said you have to be lucky to be good. But how often does luck actually factor into sport? We use statistics to explain.

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Comparing the 2013 Jets to past Stanley Cup champs

How do the 2012-13 Winnipeg Jets stack up against the last six Stanley Cup Champions?

Comparing the 2013 Jets to past Stanley Cup champs

How do the 2012-13 Winnipeg Jets stack up against the last six Stanley Cup Champions?

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Toronto Maple Leafs hitting to win it

The Toronto Maple Leafs made the playoffs despite being massively outshot. Leafs coach Randy Carlyle would have us believe that a lot of hitting made up for poor puck possession. They're winning, so he must be right. Right?

Toronto Maple Leafs hitting to win it

The Toronto Maple Leafs made the playoffs despite being massively outshot. Leafs coach Randy Carlyle would have us believe that a lot of hitting made up for poor puck possession. They're winning, so he must be right. Right?

Zone Shift Masters

A deeper look at zone starts.

Reviewing NHL talent disparities

In case you weren't aware, fourth line players don't possess the same scoring touch as their first line counterparts.

PDO streaks and season-long performance spreads

Explaining how PDO usually has a way of evening itself out.

PDO and regression to the mean.

Explaining why you should ignore player shooting percentages.

How useful is raw +/-?

You can't put too much stock in to plus-minus, here's why:

PDO: The one advanced stat you need to understand

Why PDO is the most vital advanced stat you can utilize.

The top PDO dynasties of all-time

Which NHL teams have had the best PDO over the last four decades?

Do goalies need to face shots to stop shots?

Hockey announcers say goaltenders need to face frequent shots in order to stay sharp during a game. Do the numbers back this up?

The homer referee bias

Which NHL referees exhibit the strongest bias towards the home team?

Advanced Metric FAQ: Wins above replacement

How many wins are individual hockey players worth to their teams?

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Advanced Metric FAQ: Quality of teammates

How do we account for the Quality of Teammates in the NHL?

Advanced Metric FAQ: Scoring Chances

What's the next wave in hockey analysis? A group of volunteers is recording every scoring chance for the NW division - this could be as big as Project Scoresheet was in baseball once they have every team covered.

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