Two analysts provide their thoughts on the Nashville Predators' chances of winning the Stanley Cup.
Note: Perhaps we'll follow this up with a more in-depth statistical look at this issue, but I'm going to refrain from using advanced stats too much with this post. All statistics referenced can be...
Taking a look at zone start percentages, and determining the expected shots-for and shots-against per 60 minutes. Includes a predictive equation and some rationale.
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 Balanced Zone Shift (BZS) and looks at the top and bottom 20 in the league for each of the seasons from 2007-08 to 2010-11. Not for fans of Raitis Ivanans.
BN develops Balanced Zone Shift (BZS) by subtracting Expected Zone Shift from Actual Zone Shift. Zone Starts are starting to really mean something!