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11-02-2012, 07:06 AM
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Iain Fyffe
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Originally Posted by Rhiessan71 View Post
If there wasn't a flaw in the system I wouldn't take issue with it being used exclusively now would i?
When you say your biggest hangup with the system is that too many people use it as the final answer, that means the problem is that too many people don't understand the limitations and the purpose of the system. No system of analysis will be perfect, but you have to understand the system you're using.

That some people don't understand the limitations of the system is not in itself a flaw in the system. Any such system will have limitations.

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Originally Posted by Rhiessan71 View Post
Smoke and mirrors!
Don't get bogged down in the details. Notice I said "not as ridiculous" as you might think, not "obviously correct".

Edit: Although, if you look at their points in these years as a % of the 2nd-highest scorer in the league, Bourque has the biggest season (1987), but Lidstrom isn't really far behind as a whole, achieving a value of .60 or higher the same number of times as Bourque, in fewer seasons.


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