Monthly Archives: March 2015

Predicting Save Percentage: Dangers Zones and Shot Volumes

A few days ago, Conor Tompkins of Null Hypothesis Hockey tweeted out an interesting set of graphs showing the correlation between a goalieā€™s save percentage in each of the War-On-Ice danger zones and their overall success rate. Conor found that

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Calculating Replacement Level for Faceoff Win Percentage

The idea of the replacement level player is one of the most important concepts in sports analytics. While not strictly necessary to do any basic player comparisons, the value of the replacement level lies in providing a baseline below which

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