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10-18-2012, 06:05 PM
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Originally Posted by Gobias Industries View Post
I still think at the end of the day, the fluidity you mentioned will mean data is next to impossible to acquire on a broad scale. That "stathead" is more likely to be a slave watching a lot of hockey to get the data he needs as opposed to spending time breaking down statistics.

If there was ever a sport where I would value opinion over statistics, it would be hockey.
Once the NHL starts tracking puck possession, puck touches, carries, passes complete, pass distance, etc., we will see big progress.

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