Understanding Advanced Stats

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Underlying Metrics Are Stupid... Stupid Easy

Showing how hockey statistics are easy to understand and use for both fan and media alike.

Underlying Metrics Are Stupid... Stupid Easy

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Showing how hockey statistics are easy to understand and use for both fan and media alike.

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#BlameBuff: Would Jets get full value for Big Buff

Dustin Byfuglien has always been a target. Now he is a trade target as well.

#BlameBuff: Would Jets get full value for Big Buff

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Dustin Byfuglien has always been a target. Now he is a trade target as well.

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How realistic is a consistent forty goal scorer?

You may be surprised that it's not very realistic at all.

How realistic is a consistent forty goal scorer?

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You may be surprised that it's not very realistic at all.

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An introduction to some statistical work

Not only are the Jets a new and young team, but so is the AIH community. Here are some of the research and advances that have come from hockey's statistical blog community over the past few years.

An introduction to some statistical work

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Not only are the Jets a new and young team, but so is the AIH community. Here are some of the research and advances that have come from hockey's statistical blog community over the past few years.

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Analysis: Plus/Minus Sucks

Demonstrating through use cases why plus/minus is the worst statistic in hockey, and maybe pro sports.

Analysis: Plus/Minus Sucks

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Demonstrating through use cases why plus/minus is the worst statistic in hockey, and maybe pro sports.

Further to The Big Mistake

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Where human intuition and the eye test could be failing you.

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

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

Common Misconceptions on #FancyStats

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

Percentages and Probabilities: Does luck exist?

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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.

Comparing the 2013 Jets to past Stanley Cup champs

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

Toronto Maple Leafs hitting to win it

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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,...

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.

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Explaining why you should ignore player shooting percentages.

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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

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

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