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03-30-2012, 04:24 PM
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MathMan
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Originally Posted by Roulin View Post
This is actually very much tangible/measurable.
This actually brings to mind another point that, I must admit, occasionally bugs me.

If one can think of an objection to microstats within thirty seconds (what about shot quality? what about teammates? what about those guys who always play against the top lines?), that doesn't give leave to dismiss the whole thing. The odds are very good that the objection has already been thought of by analysts, examined, and either had a metric introduced or was dismissed as not making enough difference to matter on aggregate.

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