View Single Post
Old
07-17-2012, 10:47 PM
  #10
Doctor No
HFB Partner
 
Doctor No's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 3,811
vCash: 50
When I did this, I did something that was a combination science/art - I looked at each NHL team, and considered who the top two goaltenders were for each team at the start of the season.

Then, I compared their aggregated statistics with those of all other goalies (goalies called up from the minors either due to poor play or injury).

I arrived at about a save percentage difference of about 0.015 for each of the three seasons I tested, and that passed my sniff test, so I went with it. I'd like to do something more rigorous sometime once I have the time.

Doctor No is offline   Reply With Quote