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July 29, 2011

Winning With Selke Or Hart? ($): HP’s Ryan Popilchak uses GVT to study whether teams should build around high-scoring forwards or defensive-minded ones.

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July 27, 2011

Role Players: HP’s Matthew Coller looks at the teams that got the most and least GVT out of their “role players” in 2011, and ranks the best and worst role players of the year.

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July 18, 2011

How Bad Was Luongo in the Clutch?: According to HP’s Ryan Popilchak, Roberto Luongo’s rep as a choker is overstated (even after considering his Cup Finals performance).

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July 13, 2011

Best And Worst Playoff Performances: At HP, Matthew Coller looks at the 2011 playoffs using GVT. Who had the best performances? Who raised (or lowered) their games the most during the NHL’s “second season”?

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July 11, 2011

Relief Goaltending: HP’s Rob Vollman analyzes whether there’s any year-to-year correlation when it comes to the performance a team gets from its backup goalie after the starter has been yanked.

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July 8, 2011

Front Office Focus – The Price Of Becoming Competitive: From HP’s Ryan Popilchak, a statistical look at Dale Tallon’s rebuilding process in South Florida.

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July 5, 2011

What To Expect From Jagr: HP’s Rob Vollman analyzes how Jaromir Jagr’s stats might translate from Russia’s KHL to the Flyers next season.

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July 1, 2011

Top Three Hockey Hall Of Fame Snubs: According to Tom Awad’s GVT metric, these 3 players should be in the Hockey Hall of Fame.

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June 24, 2011

Flyers’ moves make no sense: Unfavorable assessments of Philly’s recent transactions, from Hockey Prospectus and Artic Ice Hockey/BtN.

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June 22, 2011

Blowing Up The Oilers’ Bottom Six: Jonathan Willis of HPro analyzes the issues Edmonton had with their bottom-6 forwards, and how they could improve that situation going forward.

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June 21, 2011

Ultimate Faceoff Percentage: HP’s Timo Seppa ranks the NHL’s draw men according to a faceoff % metric that eliminates many of the biases that plague ordinary FO%.

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June 17, 2011

Plugging The Holes: Atlantic Division Fixes: HP’s Timo Seppa uses GVT to suggest improvements for the teams of the Atlantic.

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June 15, 2011

Why The Top Teams Should Pass On Landeskog: HP’s Corey Pronman gives his theories on the draft and why drafting Gabriel Landeskog would be a mistake.

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June 9, 2011

Comparing Bruins’ and Canucks’ Depth: At HPro, Kent Wilson uses GVT to see which team really has the most depth (in terms of bottom-six forwards and third-pairing defenders).

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June 8, 2011

Top 100 NHL Draft Prospects: 1-5: The top of Corey Pronman’s prospect rankings at Hockey Prospectus.

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June 7, 2011

Conn Smythe Watch: Roberto Luongo Moves Up Rankings: Tom Awad’s latest Playoff MVP rankings at Hockey Prospectus.

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Top 100 NHL Draft Prospects: 6-10: Cracking the top 10 of Corey Pronman’s draft prospect ranking at HPro.

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June 6, 2011

Top 100 NHL Draft Prospects: 11-20: Numbers 16-20 and 11-15 in Corey Pronman’s countdown at HPro.

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June 3, 2011

Top 100 NHL Draft Prospects: 21-30: Corey Pronman continues the Hockey Prospectus prospect countdown.

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June 2, 2011

Top 100 NHL Draft Prospects: 31-40: Corey Pronman continues Hockey Prospectus’ top prospects ranking.

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May 31, 2011

Conn Smythe Watch: Tim Thomas Still Conn Smythe Favorite: Tim Thomas leads Tom Awad’s latest playoff GVT rankings.

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May 27, 2011

Top 100 NHL Draft Prospects: 51-60: The latest installment of Hockey Prospectus’ prospect rankings.

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Mum On Corsi: Kent Wilson of HPro with more reaction to the recent SI article on puck possession.

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May 25, 2011

Conn Smythe Watch: Tim Thomas Leads Conn Smythe Class: Tim Thomas has taken the playoff MVP lead, writes Hockey Prospectus’ Tom Awad.

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May 24, 2011

Top 100 NHL Draft Prospects: Full List, 1-100: At Hockey Prospectus, the full list of Corey Pronman’s Top 100 prospects.

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May 21, 2011

Top 100 NHL Draft Prospects: Introduction: Corey Pronman introduces Hockey Prospectus’ inaugural list of the Top 100 NHL Draft Eligible Prospects. (See #91-100 here.)

May 19, 2011

Importance Of Special Teams: Also at Hockey Prospectus, Corey Pronman writes about why special teams are overrated in the playoffs.

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Do-It-All Players: Rob Vollman of HPro examines the NHL’s true “do it all” players.

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May 18, 2011

Conn Smythe Watch: Ryan Kesler Rockets Up Rankings: Hockey Prospectus’ Tom Awad’s latest Conn Smythe rankings, powered by GVT.

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May 13, 2011

NHL Playoffs, Conference Finals: Vancouver Canucks vs. San Jose Sharks: Hockey Prospectus series preview by Rob Vollman.

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Good Ol’ Fashioned Variance: Even the best players have a relatively small influence on their team’s record, writes HPro’s Kent Wilson.

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May 12, 2011

Boston vs. Tampa previews: Stat-based previews of the East Final from Tom Awad of Hockey Prospectus and Chris Boersma of Hockey Numbers.

May 11, 2011

Conn Smythe Watch: Bruins’ Tim Thomas Moves To No. 2: Tom Awad’s latest Conn Smythe rankings at Hockey Prospectus.

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May 6, 2011

Nicklas Backstrom’s Regression: Backstrom’s decline is more about bad luck and circumstance than a decline in skill, writes HPro’s Kent Wilson.

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More Shame For Washington Capitals: Timo Seppa of HPro finds Washington’s sweep to be one of the 5 worst upset sweep losses in the last 15 years.

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May 3, 2011

Conn Smythe Watch: Roloson Tops Playoff MVP Watch: From HPro, Tom Awad’s latest GVT-based Conn Smythe rankings.

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May 2, 2011

Draft Mid-Terms: Domestic Skaters, Part 6: HP’s Jonathan Willis continues his series on the draft’s top prospects.

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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

Playoff Previews: Detroit vs. San Jose from Hockey Prospectus; Vancouver vs. Nashville from HPro and On The Forecheck.

April 27, 2011

Was St. Patrick Clutch Or Not?: Was Patrick Roy a clutch goalie? HPro’s Philip Myrland takes a closer look.

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The Underrated Pavel Datsyuk: Hockey Prospectus’ Tom Awad gives some love to the criminally underrated Red Wings center.

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April 26, 2011

Building Around Goalies: Matthew Coller of Hockey Prospectus wonders whether teams should build around the “hot goalie”, or just put the best defense in front of him.

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April 22, 2011

Tim Thomas Doesn’t Give B’s Big Edge

HPro’s Philip Myrland on how luck can overwhelm even the best goalies in a 7-game series. Link

April 20, 2011

Goalie Quality Starts

Rob Vollman of Hockey Prospectus has the goalie quality start leaders from 2010-11. Link

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April 19, 2011

Boucher’s At It Again

At HPro, Matthew Coller looks at Brian Boucher’s latest leap from replacement-level backup to playoff hero. Link

April 14, 2011

Playoff Odds

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

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April 11, 2011

Playoff Success

HPro’s Corey Pronman asks what successful playoff teams have in common. Link

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April 8, 2011

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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