Monthly Archives: November 2015

How can we measure a goalie’s rebound control? Examining Pekka Rinne and James Reimer.

This post originally appeared on Hockey Graphs. Pekka Rinne is good at controlling his rebounds. I know this, because people on the internet have made their opinions abundantly clear. Scouts and fanalysts alike credit Rinne’s quick glove hand with helping

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A New Way To Measure Deployment – Expected Faceoff Goal Differential

This article originally appeared on Hockey Graphs. Zone starts are not that great of a metric. Although certain players do tend to be put out almost exclusively for offensive or defensive purposes, the reality is that for most players’ zone starts have

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Posted in Deployment, Theoretical