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Andrew D.

  • joined Dec 13, 2011
  • last login Aug 22, 2014
  • posts 87
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Comparing Zone Exits and Scoring Chances

Pierce C. and Jess @2_for_slashing tracked zone exits for the Flyers this season and recently released their results. I thought it would be interesting to compare his data with my scoring chance...

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Scoring Chances: Round 1 In Review

Series Summary: 5v5 play was the Flyers ultimate demise, as you might expect with the 23rd ranked possession team in the league. The Rangers simply dominated the Flyers at even strength, and...

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Game 6 Rangers @ Flyers Scoring Chance Summary

Game Summary: Rangers still winning the 5v5 battle. Special teams made a huge difference for the Flyers. Forwards(Even Strength): Couturier's line is struggling to contain the Ranger's at...

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Playoffs Game 5 Flyers @ Rangers Scoring Chance Summary

Game Summary: Flyers are simply outclassed at even strength, and with PP faltering against a strong NYR PK, there's nothing to pick up the slack. Forwards(Even Strength): As usual, one line...

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Playoffs Game 4 Rangers @ Flyers Scoring Chance Summary

Game Summary: Flyers outchanced 14 to 5 at even strength. That's uhhh...not good. Forwards(Even Strength): When Couturier's line is the only one that can generate offense at 5v5, you're...

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Is Brayden Schenn's Point Production a Problem?

With hype comes expectations and Brayden Schenn has been under the microscope since arriving in Philadelphia. His production, or lack thereof has been the subject of much speculation, evaluation,...

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Playoffs Game 3 Rangers @ Flyers Scoring Chance Summary

Game Summary: The Rangers owned the majority of the 1st period and rode that opening advantage to victory. Forwards(Even Strength): Mostly positive numbers for the Top-6! That's a nice...

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Playoffs Game 2 Flyers @ Rangers Scoring Chance Summary

Game Summary: Forwards(Even Strength): Defense(Even Strength): The Flyers defense is still struggling mightily against the Rangers. Chance by Chance Summary: Team Period Time Note H...

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Scoring Chances: A Season in Review Part 2

In Part 1 of our review of scoring chances, we looked at the Flyers even strength numbers. Now lets put the focus on special teams and check out the Flyers best performers on the powerplay and...

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Playoffs Game 1 Flyers @ Rangers Scoring Chance Summary

Game Summary: Forwards(Even Strength): Defense(Even Strength): Chance by Chance Summary: Team Period Time Note Home Away State Home 1 17:50 Nash 6 21 26 27 30 61 10 12 17 22 29 47 5...

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Scoring Chances: A Season in Review Part 1

The 2013-2014 Flyers Scoring Chance Study is complete! Some minor housekeeping to get through before we dig into the data. Recall how a scoring chance is defined. A scoring chance is any play...

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Revisting the MacDonald Trade.

A few weeks ago, I wrote a piece looking at dead line acquisition Andy McDonald's impact on the Flyers. I promised to update the numbers after a larger sample of games. So how has MacD done in his...

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Game 82 Hurricanes @ Flyers Scoring Chance Summary

Game Summary: It felt like a lackadaisical game in the first, with neither team too interested in the outcome of the game. But to the players credit, the competition intensified as the game went...

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Game 81 Flyers @ Penguins Scoring Chance Summary

Game Summary: Pittsburgh carried the play for the majority of the game. Unless Jake and Giroux were on the ice, the Flyers were dormant offensively. Forwards(Even Strength): As I hinted at...

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Game 78 Sabres @ Flyers Scoring Chance Summary

Game Summary: The exact opposite of yesterday's game in almost every way. Flyers dominated the worst team in the NHL from start to finish. Forwards(Even Strength): No surprises here....

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Game 77 Flyers @ Bruins Scoring Chance Summary

Game Summary: Total Annihilation. Give Emery all the credit in the world for only giving up 4 goals in the face of such a barrage of chances. Forwards(Even Strength): Head to Head Match-Up: ...

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Game 76 Blue Jackets @ Flyers Scoring Chance Summary

Game Summary: The Flyers carried the majority play for the first 40 minutes and just couldn't beat Bobrovsky. A momentary sag in the 3rd period was all Columbus needed to capitilize on a streak...

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Game 75 Flyers @ Blues Scoring Chance Summary

Game Summary: The Blues recovered from an uncharacteristically rough start to control substantial portions of the latter half of the game. If it felt like the Flyers were just hanging on, its...

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Game 74 Bruins @ Flyers Scoring Chance Summary

Game Summary: One of the few games where the Flyers have lost the special teams battle but still out-chanced their opponents. A very evenly played game from start to finish against arguably the...

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A 10 Game Review of Andrew MacDonald

When Andrew MacDonald was acquired from the New York Islanders for two draft picks, there was a large outcry from the advanced stat community. MacD's possession metrics were horrible on the...

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Game 72 Flyers @ Rangers Scoring Chance Summary

Game Summary: Another game, another even strength beat down for your Philadelphia Flyers. While the Rangers weren't quite as impressive as the Kings, they still handed the Flyers an ass...

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Game 71 Kings @ Flyers Scoring Chance Summary

Game Summary: Through the first two periods of this game even strength scoring chances favored the Kings 18 to 4. That should tell you everything you need to know about this game. LA is an elite...

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Game 70 Blues @ Flyers Scoring Chance Summary

Game Summary: St. Louis is one of the best puck possession teams in the NHL and they owned the league's best W/L record coming into this contest. This was a real test for our suddenly streaking F...

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Game 69 Stars @ Flyers Scoring Chance Summary

Game Summary: A strong opening period earned the Flyers a big lead in chances and on the scoreboard. In the final 40 minutes the Stars turned the tide, dominating the 2nd period with a 10 to 3...

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Game 68 Blackhawks @ Flyers Scoring Chance Summary

Game Summary: Not only did the Flyers stay competitive with one of the best teams in the league, they actually outplayed them tonight. The Flyers really blew this one out in the 3rd and out...

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Game 66 Penguins @ Flyers Scoring Chance Summary

Game Summary: The Flyers crushed it for the first 40 minutes and then coasted through an easy 3rd period. The Penguins were never competitive at any point during this contest. Fun to see but it...

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Game 67 Flyers @ Penguins Scoring Chance Summary

Game Summary: The Flyers made a good opening 20 minutes go the distance. Unlike yesterday, Pittsburgh was able to rally behind strong efforts by Crosby and Malkin to control the 2nd half of the...

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Game 65 Devils @ Flyers Scoring Chance Summary

Game Summary: After another shaky first period the balance of the play swung in the Flyers favor. Chances ended up dead even at 5v5 and most of the Flyers line up ended up having positive...

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Game 64 Flyers @ Leafs Scoring Chance Summary

Game Summary: The Flyers saved some face with a strong third period and stole a point they didn't deserve. Toronto outright dominated at even strength, more than doubling the Flyers in scoring...

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Game 63 Capitals @ Flyers Scoring Chance Summary

Team Summaries: The period numbers paint a clear picture of how this game progressed. Flyers dominated the lackluster Caps early, especially at even strength. Once they'd built a substantial...

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