A primer on advanced hockey statistics.
BN providing a little bit of context for 2010-11 player performances, and also discussing how we'd do well to do this for more metrics.
BN takes a second look at BZS, improving the Expected Zone Shift measures and giving you a chart for it.
BN looks at the relationship of BZS to age, and includes a bonus graph of Zone Start% versus age as well.
BN takes BZS and uses it to find the best from the last three or four seasons combined. It doesn't make Raitis Ivanans look any better.
A quick look at Zone Starts, Finishes, and the Expected Zone Shift when comparing forwards to defensemen from 2007-08 to 2010-11. Essentially, it's to make sure we don't lose anything by bringing the two groups together.
A look back at a previous article noting the odd usage of Alex Ovechkin in 2010-11, and where he is now.
Based on a comment in Monday's post looking at the New Jersey Devils and Corsi, I've looked at the even strength zone start and zone finish totals for the Devils this season. I find that while most of the team has good offensive zone start percentages, most of the team has bad offensive zone finish percentages.