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RobbTufts

  • joined Mar 11, 2013
  • last login Jul 30, 2014
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Grew up in St. Charles, MO and Central Illinois. Been a Blues fan since college (circa 1994). Favorite all time St. Louis Blues player is Al MacInnis.

Been a Tableau user and creating dataviz since July, 2011.

Currently resides in the Annapolis, MD area.

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DIY Corsi Analysis

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A tool to do your own analysis on which corsi events had the most impact on players' possession numbers broken out by game.

Sobotka vs Ott

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With Sobotka fleeing to Russia, it looks like the Blues are going to replace him with Steve Ott. Should fans be worried? Yes.

Berglund vs Sobotka: QoC and OZ Starts

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Let's compare the Quality of Competition and Offensive Zone starts between Berglund and Sobotka during the course of the season.

Converting Possession to Goals

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Which St. Louis Blues players are converting puck possession into goals and how do the Blues compare against the Blackhawks through the first three games of round one.

St. Louis Blues Shooting Map

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Interactive heat map showing the location of shots taken and shooting percentage at that location. View can be filtered for individual players, distance, or situation.

GameThread
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Game Day Thread

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How 'bout dem Avalanche?

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You really have to admire what Colorado has done this season under first-year coach Patrick Roy. It's hard to believe this squad finished dead last in both the Northwest Division and the Western...

Snowslip vs. Blue Note: Final Match-up of Season

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Blues head into this afternoon's game at Scottrade with 111 points and 52 wins so far for the season. They are 5-2-0 in their last 7 games and Jackman returns to the ice.

Is the Blues' power play shooting high and wide?

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CrossCheckRaise (aka Tim) asked me an interesting question over the weekend about whether or not the Blues are missing the net a lot when taking shots during the power play. Here is my answer in...

Is Berglund in control of his own fate?

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After a relatively lackluster start to his season, Berglund returned from Sochi a changed man. But how much of his good looking numbers is attributable to him and how much to his linemates?

Recap: Blues Win in Nashville

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Blues rule and Predators drool. Steen sucks at penalty shots but Blues win anyways.

The Ryan Miller Trade By the Numbers

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Just a quick look comparing numbers between the key players involved in the St. Louis/Buffalo blockbuster trade today.

Your Official St Louis Game Time Sochi Medal Count

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A different twist on the olympic medal counts. Scoring medals and sequential ranking makes this a better way to judge olympic performance by countries.

St. Louis Blues Score Situations Breakdown

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ExtraSkater recently added a new page that combines possession stats with percent of 5v5 TOI for a variety of score situations. So of course I made a dataviz using this data to show you how the...

Okay, you can start worrying about Chris Stewart

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Blues fans are always quick to judge Chris Stewart. Earlier this season I suggested they back off. But after a re-evaluation near the half-way mark of the season, there can be cause for concern.

Halak versus Elliott Round Two

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Can we just shut up now about this non-existent goalie controversy.

Recap: Blues Blow Out Flames

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Halak not only gets the shut out, but he earns an assist in his first game back as Blues smother the Flames 5-0 in Calgary.

Blues Shot Tracker

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Blues are shooting at 12% so far this season. But the Blues latest star, Jaden Schwartz, is shooting at 17% and averaging 27% over his last 5 games.

St. Louis Blues Shot Tracker

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Where, when, and how the St. Louis Blues are shooting and scoring on the ice.

Blues lose yet again to a west coast team.

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Lazy play. Bad passes. Sloppy goaltending. These things are not a recipe for hockey success. And the St. Louis Blues proved that tonight in their game against Anaheim.

Hot & Cold - Blues Shooting and Scoring

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Sporting Charts recently released shot and goal heat maps for the NHL so let's take a look at where the Blues are shooting and scoring from this season.

FanPost
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Crashing the Phone Booth: Blues Visit Our Nation's Capital

Since moving to Maryland in 1999, I have managed to make it to every single Blues games against the Washington Capitals in DC. It isn't a very pretty record for the Blues out here in our nation's...

Blues Beat Avalanche 7-3

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What more is there to say. It was an ass whoopin.

What's wrong with Chris Stewart?

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Nothing. Well maybe not nothing, but he doesn't quite yet deserve the scorn he is getting.

St. Louis Blues Corsi Dashboard

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Just when you thought #fancystats couldn't get any fancier.

The Good Eleven

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Steen is on top of the NHL in goals scored! ALL HAIL ALEXANDER THE GREAT!

Blues vs Canucks Player Corsi Heat Map

Just a little fun with individual corsi numbers from the Blues/Canucks game.

The World of #Fancystats

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A few links to sites and blogs about advanced hockey stats and analytics.

100 Percent

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Heading into tonight's game versus the San Jose Sharks keep this number in mind.

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