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2014-2015 Season Predictions

Hockey is almost back! Hurray! With the pointlessness of the preseason finally behind us, and with the start of the real games less than 24 hours away, I thought I’d throw my hat into the ring and offer my best

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2014 Free Agent Preview: Forwards

It’s almost free-agent season, the time of year when most fans are salivating over all the possible superstars their team might add, while the analytics fans of the world are mostly hoping their GM’s don’t screw up too badly. In

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Context Neutral Player Evaluation: Examining Defence and Calculating xGD20

A few months ago I wrote about xGF20, my attempt to isolate a player’s offensive ability from his teammates abilities and the luck involved in shooting percentages in small samples. At its core, xGF20 is based on 3 reasonably repeatable

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