Philosophy of hockey Sabremetrics: Can hockey accurately be measured?
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07-29-2012, 04:11 PM
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For variance to be a factor it would have to be shown that from season to season a goalies global SV% is relatively constant globally, but the component sub SV%s vary greatly. His performance on breakaways may vary by 25-30% from season to season, by 40% on shots from the LW(strong one/weak the next) vs RW(weak one/strong the next),etc.
That's demonstrably not true. One only has to look at a binomial distribution to refute your point.
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