Video Tutorial: Creating a Shot Visualization Tool

The primary goal with this video tutorial is to show that shot tracking and shot plotting doesn’t have to be that complicated. The visualization is created in Excel, because it’s what I know, but also because Excel is less intimidating to most people. The end goal is to get more people interested in hockey statistics!Continue reading “Video Tutorial: Creating a Shot Visualization Tool”

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”