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07-29-2012, 08:17 PM
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Hardyvan123
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Originally Posted by metalfoot View Post
I guess one of the fundamental questions here is what sample size in hockey is sufficient to develop statistics with adequate confidence levels? Is a season enough? a career? how long a career? Player A only played 180 games, but Player B played 290 so his numbers work for projection and extrapolation?
I'm not a stats expert but the larger the size the less likelihood for variance makes sense.

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