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11-05-2012, 01:29 PM
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Originally Posted by Czech Your Math View Post
First, Overpass' numbers are using the top Y players on each team, not the top (N*Y) players in the league (where N = # of teams). That means as parity between teams increases, the numbers would likely show an increase (since there should be much less parity between top players than 4th liners).

Second, it again depends on the cause, because if the top lines became of higher quality in a manner disproportionate to lower lines, then the numbers would again show an increase, but it would not mean that it was actually any easier for top line players to score adjusted points (in absolute terms). Reflect on the curved-grade classroom with added students as an example.
I know, which is why I included the 7% number. Even if OP's numbers are only half right, it's still a significant increase.

Obviously this is just a rough example but even at about half that 13.4% at a 7% increase share, it changes that 159 to 170.
Also, to really get picky, one could argue that Gretzky should get double the adjustment as he was producing what 2 average first tier players did

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