holiday park

  • joined Dec 14, 2008
  • last login Jul 03, 2014
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How opponents' strengths affect team performance

Can NHL teams maintain some aspects of their play regardless of their opponent's strengths?

Is it important for teams to be good in shootouts?

Shootouts might be stupid and annoying, but is it important to be good at them?


Your Goalie May Vary, Part II: Looking at Single-Game Save Percentages

A few months ago, I played around with some goaltender data in order to explore different ways of evaluating goalie performance. Measures like wins and GAA are problematic insofar as they reflect...


Is Luck More Important than Puck Possession?

A few months ago, Chris Boyle at the Canadiens' blog Habs Eyes on the Prize got the hockey-stats-dork community talking when he posted this borderline-hypnotic piece of data visualization...


Evaluating Goalies Using SV% Variation

A look at which goalies are more likely to have strong outings, which ones are more likely to crap the bed and how those classes of netminder fare head-to-head.


Using Statistics to Predict the NHL Playoffs

Now that the regular season is about over, the hockey-watching universe is turning its attention to the first-round matchups, and the question of who will win the Stanley Cup. At sophisticated...


Mysteries of the NHL Playoffs Revealed!

With two rounds of the playoffs complete, my ability to pick the series winners continues to be uncanny. As of now I've picked 11 out of 12, including the upsets of both number 1 seeds. It could be...

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