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NGreenberg

  • joined Jan 21, 2011
  • last login Apr 18, 2014
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Stats geek at Washington Post. I am also Jason Chimera's favorite blogger.

Becca calls me a soulless storm cloud pooper.

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On the randomness of plus/minus

I am not a fan of using a player's plus/minus as a barometer of their play on the ice. However, many coaches, players and fans disagree -- and that is OK, but the metric is far from perfect.

"It's funny because our game looks at numbers just like other games," says Red Wings general...

"It's funny because our game looks at numbers just like other games," says Red Wings general manager Ken Holland, "but as much value as we assign to puck possession and how essential it is to winning, we really don't have a numerical value for it that everyone can agree on."

Keep Both Eyes On The Puck
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Is accuracy the difference between average and great goal scorers?

I got a head start on my summer reading list thanks to Tampa Bay Lightning's sweep of the Washington Capitals. First up was The Art of Scouting by Shane Malloy. It gives some good insight on what...

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Is game four a must win for the Washington Capitals?

With a lackluster performance in game three some are starting to hit the panic button about Washington's chances to win the series. We are starting to see the misused overused adjective "must win"...

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Varly & Neuvy Head to Head

With the polls almost closing on who the fans want to see in net for the Washington Capitals, I thought I would share some data I have on the netminding tandem.

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When opportunity knocks the Caps PP doesn't answer

The Washington Capitals are squandering their first two PP opportunities of the game.

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Is there a rhyme or reason to the Capital's PP effectiveness?

The comments from the Clips offer a good chance at dialogue, and Monday's was no different as the Washington Capitals PP was discussed. Is there a rhyme or reason to it's recent effectiveness?

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Are there certain teams that are more likely to get a scoring chance when they take a shot?

In the recent relaunch of the Shot Quality Contest, I decided to take a stab at one of Gabe's questions: Are there certain teams that are more likely to get a scoring chance when they take a shot? ...

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Caps 5v5 scoring chances vs playoff and non-playoff teams

Since we are getting closer to the playoffs, I thought I would take a look at how the Washington Capitals have done versus playoff and non-playoff teams. I went by the current standings as of March...

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Caps Even Strength Goals Against 2010 & 2011

Now that I have the (x,y) data for the past few years, I am taking it for a test drive. The Washington Capitals year over year improved defense, in pictures.

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Score Effects on Caps EV Scoring Chance %

I read BtN Score Effects on Even-Strength Shooting Percentage and am just now getting around to seeing if my scoring chance data exhibits the same characteristics. Granted, using shot data for the...

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Is Phil Kessel A Streaky Shooter?

A statistical look at Phil Kessel's streakiness as a goal scorer.

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