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08-09-2012, 03:11 PM
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Originally Posted by Feed Me A Stray Cat View Post
Statistics can definitely measure hockey in an accurate light. You just need the right statistics.

If/when the NHL starts tracking individual puck possession, puck touches, passes, etc., we'll see a big revolution with this stuff.
I definitely agree this is the direction hockey will move in regard to collating useful information for player effectiveness.

Analyzing puck movement is the key to the game itself. I know of certain technologies used in soccer to spatially analyze player velocity and distance by use of chipped jerseys, so I wonder if that could apply to a hockey jersey, stick, and puck?

It'd make analyzing the game easy enough that you won't have to watch the game, necessarily.

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