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In Topic: 11/26 GDT : Philadelphia Flyers 2 at Red Wings 5

Yesterday, 11:04 AM

They are based on past examples, given some funny names and done by math freaks and excel geniuses but I guess I'm just not advanced enough to care about stats other than goals, assists, gave is... the official ones. And even then they aren't telling the whole story a player could have a great game but still be snake bitten

And that, usually, can be shown using advance stats. That's why they're there. To tell more of the story.

In Topic: Lines Thread

26 November 2014 - 07:01 AM

If he averaged, over the last 5 years, 2 goals per gamethn yeah I'd say there would be a pretty good shot he'd score 2 goals. Unless you have a better satistical prediction model, in which case I'd love to hear it.

In Topic: Lines Thread

25 November 2014 - 04:06 PM

Because it's reasonable to assume that both those guys will play a full 82 games this season, or going forward?  I'm not skewing stats.  I'm going by their totals.  Neither of those two will ever play a full 82 games again.  So why would you go by their full season projections?

Because a per game estimate is a far better predictor of what they'll do in a single game than their recent season totals would suggest. You'd be correct if they were playing the emtire season together, but they're not.

In Topic: Lines Thread

23 November 2014 - 12:27 PM

Whatever we do for the love of all things good can we please keep Nyquist and Datsyuk off the ice together?

In Topic: Nestrasil Waived / Claimed by Hurricanes

20 November 2014 - 01:32 PM

So how long until we trade our first round pick for him?