Applying Arena Effects to goalies and skaters

Abstract: In the previous article, I found some differences in the shot tracking data depending on the arena. I therefore defined the Arena Effect as the difference between shot quality at home and on the road. Those Arena Effects can be downloaded here. Now, I want to add these effects to my sGAA model, whichContinue reading “Applying Arena Effects to goalies and skaters”

Indications that shot location data is flawed – Depends on where games are being played

Abstract The goal in this article is to determine whether xG data is impacted by where the games are being played. Do certain arenas impact the shot location data one way or the other? All data for this article is 5v5 data from http://www.evolving-hockey.com Henrik Lundqvist vs. Tuukka Rask A big part of the inspirationContinue reading “Indications that shot location data is flawed – Depends on where games are being played”