Matthew Coller and Shane O’Donnell take questions from Twitter – some easier to answer than others. What will the Sabres do with Evander Kane, a new idea for Gary Bettman and concussion lawsuits and a good question on defensive metrics. Continue reading HP Radio: Kane, Bettman and defensive metrics
Much is sometimes made of how many hits a player or team racks up in a season. You can rely on seeing names like Cal Clutterbuck and Matt Martin at the top of the league each year for this Continue reading Who’s hitting who?
Matthew Coller and Shane O’Donnel speak with Dawson Sprigings AKA “DTMAH” (Don’t Tell Me About Heart) on Twitter about Corsi and how to use statistics to analyze players using numbers, the eye test and all the factors that contribute into Continue reading HP Radio: The Corsi Conversation
I am lucky enough to play college hockey, on a team that is reasonably competitive. Our most recent season, we went into the regional tournament as the highest ranked team in the South (the top two teams get a bye Continue reading It’s a Two-Way Street: Examining the Relationship between Culture, Performance, and Narratives
Is a team’s shooting percentage considerably affected during the time following a saved shot? As we know, not all shots are equal. Aside from location, shots occurring in rapid succession appear to be more problematic for a goalie. The defensemen Continue reading Team Defense Recovers Four Seconds After Giving Up a Shot
It’s often useful to look at what those in the analytics community are doing for other sports to help you spark ideas on how to look at your own sport. A couple good examples that come to mind: The introduction Continue reading Estimating Tempo and Efficiency