Is there an equivalent of a "Moneyball" for the NHL?
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08-08-2012, 04:10 PM
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Now with the Sabremetrics, baseball has many ways where someone can get on base, advance bases, and score. The most popular way to score is obviously a home run. Hitting a single is just as good as drawing a walk, but the players who walk a lot get overlooked and don't make as much as players who get a lot of hits.
In hockey, there's only one way to score. There aren't really that many stats in hockey like there is in baseball. No statistic in hockey tells the story like they could do in baseball.
In both hockey and baseball, there is only one way to score (goals or runs).
And in both hockey and baseball, there are many ways to do it.
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