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PierceC

  • joined Apr 22, 2013
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Jakub Voracek: Elite or not?

We often describe the top players as "elite", even though "elite" is a completely vague term. Does "elite" mean top 10 at your position? Top 5? Top 3? Or does elite just mean you belong in the...

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Enjoy this Flyers fans . . . you are witnessing greatness

A little more than a week, our very own Charlie O'Connor wrote an article about the Flyers penalty kill. I was interested in seeing just how good the Flyers penalty kill was, so I went on s...

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Half-season relationship between Scoring Chances, Corsi, and Fenwick

Today, we got to see two fantastic posts from RedWire detailing his scoring chance data from the first half of the season. If you haven't already, please check out these two articles. The first...

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On Martin Brodeur, Puck Handling, and the NJ Devils

A very lengthy discussion on the Devils occurred in the morning Fly by yesterday. I was going to respond to it in the comments, but it would have turned into a "too long, didn't' read" type...

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Sean Couturier vs. various levels of competition

Sean Couturier has been touted as one of the premiere defensive forwards in the NHL by Flyers fans. I thought it would be interesting to see how Couturier plays against varying levels of...

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A rant on Corsi and defensive performance

Recently, I have gotten into several discussions on the best defensemen in the NHL. A common theme I have encountered is people complaining that my list of best defensemen is too offensive, and...

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So how are goalies coping with smaller pads anyways?

This year, the National Hockey League instituted a new rule change concerning the size of goalie pads. As an article from NHL.com explains : The previous rule, instituted prior to the 2010-11...

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Michael Raffl and the top line (part 2)

I posted a fan post about a week ago looking at the top line in their first three games. 3 more games have passed, so we can do a similar analysis of how the top line has played since Michael...

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A look at Michael Raffl's impact on the top line

One of the best parts of looking at data and statistics is that you can challenge certain assertions that are held commonly by most people. Recently, the claim that everyone is taking for...

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Brayden Schenn comparables

In the Fly-by today there was a lengthy discussion on Brayden Schenn, his potential as a player, and his trade value. That got me thinking as to who Schenn is comparable to in the recent history...

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Why all is not wrong with the Flyers

After a dreadful start to the season, the Flyers have more or less stabilized, riding hot goaltending to an 11-8-2 record since the start of November. But more important than their record in their...

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A few of the reasons why Corsi regresses

In an ideal world, we would have a perfect metric that has near perfect repeatability and near perfect predictive power for future success. However, we don't live in a perfect world, and so...

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Flyers forwards zone exits (games 1 and 3-21)

So we are a little past the quarter mark of the NHL season, so let's look at some zone exit stats. First, a quick explanation again of the charts. The fourth column is the # of exit attempts the...

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Flyers even strength zone exits 10 game report

So below we have the 10 game report for Flyers zone exits at even strength. Quick note for the below charts. A failed exit is defined as an exit attempt that fails to get out of the zone. A...

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A statistical defense of Brayden Schenn

As most of us here on Broad Street Hockey know, Dangler9 has been putting in some hard work at analyzing the Flyers players and systems using screen shots. And while I have liked some of the stuff...

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5 game zone exits report (with a poll question!!!!)

Here we go folk, your 5 game zone exit report. The third column is the # of exit attempts the player had at even strength. The fifth column (# of successful) counts how many times the...

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Flyers Zone exits: Game 4 vs Florida Panthers (with up to date season totals)

Here are the Flyers even strength zone exit stats for their 4th game vs the Panthers. The third column is the # of exit attempts the player had at even strength. The fifth column (# of...

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Flyers Zone exits: game 3 vs Carolina (with season totals)

Here are your Flyers Zone exits for game 3 vs Carolina. The third column is the # of exit attempts the player had at even strength. The fifth column (# of successful) counts how many times the...

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Flyers zone exits: game 2 vs Montreal (with season totals)

Here are the Flyers zone exits from their second game vs Montreal The third column is the # of exit attempts the player had at even strength. The fifth column (# of successful) counts how many...

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Habs Zone exits: game 1

Below are the Habs zone exits from game #1. The third column is the # of exit attempts the player had at even strength. The fifth column (# of successful) counts how many times the player was...

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Why the Penguins miss Letang

The zone exit tracking project is something I put together (you may remember a fanpost I posted here earlier the summer. Basically, I have someone tracking zone exits (i.e. when a team gets the...

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Flyers zone exits: Flyers vs Maple Leafs

Here are the Flyers even strength zone exit starts from their first game of the season. The third column is the # of exit attempts the player had at even strength. The fifth column (# of...

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More evaluation of the NHL draft

After my last two posts, which looked only at NHL players in the 2011-2012 and 2012-2013 seasons, I instead wanted to look at all players in the draft. I collected information from NHL.com and...

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Are small players undervalued at the NHL draft (Part 2)

So my first post showed where players of different size tended to get drafted, as well as some basic stats in all situations. As AndersJ pointed out, using points and goals is a flawed way of...

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Are smaller players undervalued at the NHL draft?

We all know that NHL teams love size. At each NHL draft, scouts salivate over prospects who are to be the next Milan Lucic, a player known both for his skill, size, and grit. NHL teams always seem...

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Why all shot attempts aren't created equal

No, this isn't a treatise on shot quality. This is a post on the difference between a shot, and missed shot, and shot attempt for that is blocked. When we look at Corsi, we treat all shot...

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The affect of teammates and opponents on offensive and defensive performance: part 2 (defensemen)

So in part 1, I looked at some data and made some interesting findings. One, that teammates have a far greater impact on performance than opponents. Secondly, that defensive performance is impacted...

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The affect of Teammates and Opponents on offensive and defensive performance

So yesterday on Twitter, Stephan Burtch from PPP made a very interesting statement with this tweet: something else interesting I've observed with these D stats - TeamCF is less highly correlated...

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Zone exit tracking project

Most readers here may be familiar with the Zone entry project. For those not, check out this article by Eric T from NHL numbers. Bascially, a group of bloggers for the past few years have taken it...

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Zone exit tracking project

Most readers here may be familiar with the Zone entry project. For those not, check out this article by Eric T from NHL numbers. Bascially, a group of bloggers for the past few years have taken it...

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