Philosophy of hockey Sabremetrics: Can hockey accurately be measured?
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07-29-2012, 08:19 PM
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I agree it's not as easy to isolate stats, and defer meaning, in hockey as it is in baseball or to a lesser extent football. there is more segmentation and isolation of players and outcomes in baseball and football than hockey.
True. But also keep in mind that where we currently are with hockey metrics, baseball was behind that in the early 1980s.
I have a friend who, when we're climbing mountains, likes to ask "How do you eat an elephant?". Answer: "One bite at a time". If we try to eat the entire elephant all at once, we're never going to get anywhere.
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