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August 29, 2011

Calculating Offensive Point Shares: The Puck Stops Here dissects H-R’s Point Shares formula for evaluating offensive performances.

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August 26, 2011

Point Shares – A Sabermetric Goal: The Puck Stops Here gives a broad overview/criticism of H-R’s Point Shares system.

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July 25, 2011

The theory behind advanced hockey analysis: Some advanced hockey stat theory/basics from Kent Wilson and theScore’s Houses of the Hockey.

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July 12, 2011

How David Johnson Evaluates Players (and Why): Hockey Analysis’ David Johnson — who comes down on the “goals” side of the Corsi-vs-goal-differential philosophical battle — offers a crash course in how he evaluates players.

June 8, 2011

Hockey Math Works, Part II: Derek Zona of the Copper & Blue tells a story about a prediction contest between a stathead and an anti-stats writer… Can you guess who won?

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May 27, 2011

Does Hockey Math Work?: Derek Zona revisits preseason projections at The Copper & Blue.

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May 17, 2011

Clear Victory Standings: Scott Reynolds of The Copper & Blue lists the best teams in games decided by 2 or more goals.

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May 16, 2011

Hockey Numbers – Western Final: Chris Boersma’s stat preview of the Western Conference Final.

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May 10, 2011

Roger Neilson and the history and importance of advanced stats in the NHL: David Staples of The Edmonton Journal recounts the history of “secret” metrics in the NHL, including Roger Neilson’s scoring chance +/- stat.

How Good Is That Goalie?: A piece by Chris Gorski of US News on the difficulty of evaluating goaltenders.

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May 6, 2011

The Impact of Rest in the Playoffs: BtN on how much benefit each # of days off provides when heading into a new series.

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May 2, 2011

GVT Updated: Hockey Prospectus’ Tom Awad has updated his GVT Google Docs to include a 2010-11 file and an all-time GVT file with data through 2011.

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April 28, 2011

BtN Cards: New player cards from Behind the Net.ca.

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April 27, 2011

Hockey Numbers’ Round 2 Previews: Chris Boersma’s stat previews for Detroit vs. San Jose and Vancouver vs. Nashville

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April 21, 2011

Crowdsourcing Passing- Initial Results

At BtN, the initial results of Geoff Bok’s crowd-sourced pass-charting project. Link

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April 20, 2011

Anybody know where the Faceoff Dot is?

Behind The Net’s Gabriel Desjardins has a fascinating graph of where official scorers reported faceoff locations in the past decade. Link

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April 18, 2011

Time Spent in Empty Net Game States

BtN’s Gabriel Desjardins breaks down what % of empty-net time is spent in each strength situation. Link

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April 14, 2011

Playoff Odds

NHL Playoff odds from HPro (Link) and Objective NHL (Link).

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April 13, 2011

How long is a typical NHL career?

BtN’s SnarkSD studies player career survival rates after a given number of games played. Link

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April 11, 2011

Hockey Numbers Playoff summaries

Stat-based NHL playoff previews from Hockey Numbers. Link

April 8, 2011

Power Play research

JLikens of Objective NHL looks at how much of the observed difference in team PP ability is due to randomness. Link

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The Year of the Two-Way Player

According to Hockey Prospectus’ Tom Awad, this year’s MVP race requires more than just a cursory look at points and team wins. Link

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