Sabremetrics/Microstats in Hockey
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04-03-2012, 05:53 PM
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Originally Posted by
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 ?
I'm not denying that there is a difference in literal, immediate effect (i.e., one hurts more than the other), what I'm questioning is how you guys can
that one is more likely to result in
than the other.
In other words, is there a way to measure the effect of the extra pain on winning? And if not, how do you know it makes any difference?
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