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Interactive Player Career Charting, Using Percentage of Team Shots (%TSh) - 1967-68 to 2012-13

I’ve been putting together this data for quite a while, but then it lay dormant for a bit. Nevertheless, I wanted to tinker, and give you something you can tinker with as well. 161 more words

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Percentage of NHL Players at Selected Heights (71, 72, 73 Inches), 1917-18 to 2014-15

Per Michael Lopez’s request, I broke the height data into 71, 72, and 73 inch measures to see if there was any indication of a 6-foot bias, or the tendency to settle on the round measure rather than necessarily using the true measure. 27 more words

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NHL Forward vs Defensemen Size, 1917-18 to 2014-15 (Plus Goaltenders)

It’s pretty remarkable how uniform the relationship between these two player groups remains over the years, suggesting that the NHL has maintained pretty consistent attitudes about how size benefits players on the defensive side of the puck. 182 more words

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NHL Forwards vs. Defensemen Height & Weight, 1917-18 to 2014-15

Building on my post from last week on overall skater height going back to 1917-18, I wanted to dig a little further into the the complexity of the data to see if there were any interesting takeaways. 825 more words

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NHL Player Average Size, 1917-18 to 2014-15

Using a combination of NHL and national data, it’s interesting to see the divergence between the general male population and NHL height. Notice how obesity keeps the national figures close to NHL figures when it comes to weight: 133 more words

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NHL Player Size From 1917-18 to 2014-15: A Brief Look

As any person interested in hockey stats should do, I’ve been gradually building my own personal database of player information that I can use when Y3K robs my future post-human self of cloud data for 3┬áseconds. 419 more words

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Recent Publications

I’ve had a spate of success recently, getting the opportunity to publish in online and print at The Chicago Tribune and regularly at The Hockey News. 203 more words

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