Is there an equivalent of a "Moneyball" for the NHL?
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08-01-2012, 10:31 PM
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The NHL equivalent is, **** intangibles and two-way play. Pick the players that produce the most points per minutes of ice time.
ie, these players
Hello Keith Aucoin, Nick Foligno, Mathieu Perreault, Matt Halischuk, Gilbert Brule, Benoit Pouliot, Daniel Carcillo, ...
None are considered top 6 forwards, but give them ice time and they might surprise
TSN did a little story about it. I can't remember the name of it for the life of me, but it's how many shots for you're on the ice, compared to the amount against.
I don't know of any teams that have incorporated this strategy for drafting and trades though.
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