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Grading the Free Agents: Defensemen

My grades for the free agent contracts given to defensemen this Summer.

Grading the Free Agents: Goalies

I grade this Summer's Free Agent Goalie signings

Quality of Competition

QOC is a metric that tries to quantify the quality of your opponent.

Corsi Rel

Corsi Rel is supposed to be a measure of player performance relative to his teammates. Corsi Rel has some problems.

Are the Blues goalies a question mark?

Why is the MSM worried about Elliott and Allen?

Type 1 Error, Analytics, and the NHL

I channel my inner curmudgeon and look into the future for Analytics.

Shot Differential

"Shot differential is the only thing that matters"

Blocking Shots and Save Percentage

Blocking Shots doesn't seem to impact Save Percentage.

Truculence

Hockey's new favorite word.

Berglund's Contract

The sky is falling! Or not.

Compliance Buyouts

How do teams stand relative to the projected salary cap? Who might get an early start on unrestricted free agency?

Jason Spezza

How would Spezza fit in the lineup? How does the budget look?

Shots Faced And Save Percentage

Low shot totals and poor performances seem to go hand-in-hand.

Bad Goalie Contracts

What makes a contract bad? Bad goalie. Too much money. Too long.

5 years of Corsi

Some of the Blues are above average and some of the Blues are Max Lapierre.

Predicting Corsi

You can (sort of) predict Corsi using either the last two years or Corsi for the player's career.

Bad Trades

The Blues have made some.

Hot Goalies?

There's no question that goalies get hot (or cold). It's just hard to see it in small samples.

Does Corsi Change With Age?

Maybe. Maybe not. We really don't have enough data for a clear-cut answer.

Shootout Save Percentage

Executive Summary: Goalies do not differ in Shootout.

Power Play Save Percentage

Executive Summary: Goalies do not differ on the Power Play. Teams do not differ either.

Penalty Kill Save Percentage

Executive Summary: Goalies do not differ on the Penalty Kill. Teams do not differ either.

Even Strength Save Percentage

Executive Summary: Goalies differ at Even Strength. Teams are the same.

How The Front Office Failed

Critical mistakes in 2 areas doomed the Blues.

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Goals For, Goals Against, And Points

The old adage is that a goal prevented is better than a goal scored. At least as far as getting NHL standings points that seems to be true. I looked at the relationship between goals for, goals...

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Jeff Skinner By The Numbers

Like Eric Staal, Jeff Skinner is a good offensive player and not good defensively. Skinner has less of a track record than Staal, so I have looked at Goals and Corsi. GF is Goals For. CA is...

Simulating the Blues and Hawks

I set up a coin-flipping simulation for the playoffs.

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