Is there an equivalent of a "Moneyball" for the NHL?
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11-29-2012, 12:44 PM
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: San Diego, CA
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I don't think you can quite follow a statistical method as you can in baseball. Hockey involves more team chemistry & structured systems.
Baseball players are far more independent & consistent with offensive statistics.
Barring RBI, a player's teammates have no impact for their at-bat.
The bolded is debatable. As a Dodger fan, watching the pitches Matt Kemp got before and after the acquisition of Adrian Gonzalez was night and day. He just didn't hit them as often with his brain still being splattered on the outfield wall and all.
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