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Draglikepull

  • joined Nov 30, 2010
  • last login Jul 22, 2014
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Randy Carlyle WOWYs

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Tracking the development of possession metrics of Toronto Maple Leafs players over the past 3 seasons.

Rebutting Phil Birnbaum On Shot Quality

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The Toronto Maple Leafs probably haven't discovered the shot quality unicorn, despite what Birnbaum argues

Prince Kessel & the Captain of the Guard

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When another noble insults Prince Kessel there can be only one resolution: a duel.

PPP Book Club: Rob Vollman's Hockey Abstract

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Reviewing hockey analyst Rob Vollman's new book Hockey Abstract.

Length of Attacking Zone Shifts

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Breaking down the frequency of attacking zone shifts of various lengths.

The link between top tier forward ice time and SH%

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Can teams boost their SH% by giving more ice time to top tier players?

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NHL Awards Picks

See who Draglikepull chose and whether you agree

Why PLAYOFFS!!!1 Isn't Enough

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Making the playoffs this year has been a lot of fun but what have teams in the Leafs' situation done in the years after their surprise playoff appearances?

A Tale Of Three Wingers

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How does Clarke MacArthur's potential trade value compare to Brenden Morrow and Jarome Iginla's?

Learn To Love Cody Franson

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How can the Maple Leafs improve their defence? Maybe they should try giving Franson a larger role.

Free O'Reilly!

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Should the Maple Leafs offer sheet Ryan O'Reilly? And if so, how would they go about making sure Colorado didn't match?

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Joffrey Lupul Comparables Big Money Contract Ed.

Historical Comparables: Joffrey Lupul Big Money Contract Edition

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Hit The Net, Phaneuf!

The other day on Twitter the question of whether or not Dion Phaneuf misses the net more often than other players came up. I decided to dig into it a bit and using numbers from Behind The Net I...

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If You Believe There's Nothing Up My Sleeve, Then Nothing Is Cool

When Gary Bettman and the NHL walked away from the NHLPA's most recent Collective Bargaining Agreement offer after only 10-15 minutes of talks, many people concluded that the season was in jeopardy...

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What Should The PA Counter-Offer Look Like?

Today the NHL presented the NHLPA with a new Collective Bargaining Agreement proposal. It seems to have a lot of people optimistic about the prospect of having an NHL season start sooner rather...

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How The NHL's Big Markets Use The CBA To Bankrupt The Small Markets And Maximise Profits

I've seen quite a few people suggest lately that the NHL's proposed new collective bargaining agreement is designed to help out the small market NHL teams. I've heard a number of people question...

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Judging Jake Gardiner

By all accounts Jake Gardiner had a successful rookie season. The 22 year old former Anaheim Ducks draft pick impressed fans and management alike during training camp and managed to earn himself a...

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Lupul vs Kulemin Redux: Revisiting On-Ice SH%

About a week ago I wrote a post called Lupul vs Kulemin: Who Made The Leafs Better in 2011/12? In that piece I used team averaged on-ice shooting percentages for both players for some of my...

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Lupul vs Kulemin: Who Made The Leafs Better in 2011/12?

A comparison of Nikolai Kulemin versus Joffrey Lupul. Who made the Toronto Maple Leafs better in 2011-12?

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Measuring Puck Possession: The End, Part 1

Measuring Puck Possession: The End - Draglikepull aggregates the information he gathered during an early stretch of the Leafs' season around puck possession and how much time each team spent...

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Adjusting Salary Cap Expectations: Maple Leafs 2012 Edition

Why people should look at deals as a percentage of the cap and how the Maple Leafs' salaries breakdown under that system.

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Who Should The Leafs Draft?

I thought it would be a fun little exercise to see who the community would take when the Leafs come up to pick and then compare that to who the Leafs actually choose. Then in the future we could...

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How Much Should You Spend On A Top 4 D?

How much should the Maple Leafs spend on a top four defenceman like Ryan Suter?

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The Fancystats Exchange, Part 1

The end of the regular season has long since passed, and for Leafs fans that means there's not an awful lot going on that's worth writing about. To fill in some of the time between now and...

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PPP Salary Cap Challenge - draglikepull

I'm going to give a pretty in-depth explanation of how my roster is built and why I believe it's a long-term winner, but I may as well start off by simply listing the roster. Here are my lines,...

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Entering The Shot Quality Competition

A while back, I decided to try to figure out why the Leafs seem to have so many problems killing penalties year after year. Over the past few weeks, I've gathered some data and watched a bunch of...

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What's The Problem With The Leafs' PK? (Part 2)

Part 2 of a detailed look at the Leafs' PK struggles and what is causing them.

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Oh Progress, Where Art Thou?

The Leafs are slipping out of the playoffs but are they making progress?

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What's The Problem With The Leafs' PK? (Part 1)

Comparing the Leafs' penalty kill with a statistical equivalent in Minnesota's penalty kill. How is one successful and the other awful?

DET/TOR Winter Classic Confirmed

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Bob McKenzie revealed tonight that the DET/TOR Winter Classic (and thus 24/7) is being finalized and will be officially announced in the near future.

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