View Single Post
Old
08-03-2012, 02:46 PM
  #85
overpass
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 3,907
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by Iain Fyffe View Post
So is the claim that Quality Starts have been presented as "all you need to know" about goaltenders? I know Rob Vollman, who invented the Quality Start stat, quite well and I don't recall him arguing that it's the be-all and end-all of goalie analysis, or indeed that it is a perfect stat. It's an arrow in the quiver, and I don't think it's fair to paint someone who uses it as saying it's all you need.
I have made no such claims about quality starts or Rob Vollman specifically.

I am saying that even if someone does not explicitly say that save percentage explains everything, their analysis and resulting conclusions may be performed under this assumption.

overpass is offline   Reply With Quote