clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Luck vs. Skill in Goaltending

New, comments



There has been a lot of discussion around here concerning the variance inherent in goaltending skill, and whether there is any measurable difference between NHL goalies. Here is my attempt to throw more fuel on the fire:

How Much Skill is there in Goaltending?

For those who want to dig further, confirm or contest my analysis, the raw data can be found here, under Worksheets:

Goaltending Data

Sunny, I'm expecting your comments soon.