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[EDM/MIN] Tom Gilbert Traded For Nick Schultz - Part 2
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03-16-2012, 11:58 AM
The Seldom Seen Kid
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Thanks. I know I shouldn't be so snarky but, my god, surely the fact that all NHL teams employ scouts is some kind of clue that statistical analysis is a supplementary source of analysis - not a primary one.
That only makes sense and word is that the Oilers have staff in place that analyze advanced stats so that would suggest that they are in fact using that information to augment the decision making process.
Now I should mention that I am not a fan of the current Management team but I do think they got it right with the Schultz deal.
BTW...considering the arrogant tone of the post you were replying to I thought you were quite restrained in your response.
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