Sabremetrics/Microstats in Hockey
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04-03-2012, 04:48 PM
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I'll ask a seemingly obvious question that I've yet to see asked in this thread: if you can't measure the effect of "hits in the corner", how do you know for certain they have an effect?
Because you can see the end results.
Getting hit by Scott Stevens and getting hit by Brian Gionta aren't the same thing. One will hurt more than the other and thus it does have an effect.
Would you rather go in the corner with Tomas Kaberle or Chris Pronger ?
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