Goaltenders have no apparent influence on shot misses!

Introduction In this article I basically seek answers to these two questions: Can a goaltender impact shot misses? How does this affect current goaltender metrics? But before we get to that point, we need to answer a wide variety of questions. In this piece Iā€™m solely looking at 5v5 data, and the shot information isContinue reading “Goaltenders have no apparent influence on shot misses!”

Indications that shot location data is flawed ā€“ 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 ā€“ Depends on where games are being played”