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Defensemen still have no substantial and sustainable control over save percentage

For quite some time there has been a debate going on: those who think you should add a defenseman’s effect on save percentage into player evaluations and those who think that adding such information causes more harm than good to the analysis. 636 more words

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Montreal Trades Gorges to Buffalo; Chance for Gilbert

Former Montreal Canadien Josh Gorges is now a Buffalo Sabre. Montreal traded the defenseman to Buffalo for a second-round pick in the 2016 NHL Draft. 70 more words


How Do Teams Use Their Top Defensemen

The following is a guest article written by Rob Vollman of Hockey Abstract and Hockey Prospectus fame. Enjoy!

Other than the goalie, a team’s top defensemen are arguably the most important players on the teams. 1,072 more words

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Most Dominant Line Combinations

This is a continuation of the FFpREL stats mentioned in the Ovechkin post (this is pretty much a data dump, so get ready to look at a lot of tables).   1,156 more words